In a shocking turn of events, an explosion was reported near the Golden Temple, one of the holiest sites for Sikhs, in Amritsar. This marks the second explosion in under 30 hours in the city, raising concerns over the safety of the locals and the sanctity of the religious sites.
The explosion occurred at around 8:20 pm near Langar Hall, where community meals are served to devotees. Eyewitnesses reported hearing a loud bang, followed by smoke and debris. The police and bomb disposal squad rushed to the spot to assess the situation and secure the area.
Thankfully, there have been no casualties reported yet. However, several people have been injured and have been rushed to nearby hospitals for medical assistance. The police have cordoned off the area, and an investigation has been launched to ascertain the cause of the explosion.
The recent spate of explosions in the city has left the locals and the authorities on edge. Just yesterday, an explosion occurred near a police station in the city, injuring several people and damaging nearby buildings. The authorities had suspected it to be a terrorist attack and had launched a massive manhunt to track down the perpetrators.
The latest explosion has only added to the growing concerns over the safety of the city. The Golden Temple is a significant religious site, and any attack on it is not only a threat to the sanctity of the place but also an attack on the religious sentiments of the people.
The authorities have assured the public that they are taking all necessary measures to ensure the safety and security of the city. The investigation into the explosions is underway, and the authorities are working tirelessly to apprehend those responsible for the attacks.
CITY OH HIGH ALERT
As the investigation continues, the city remains on high alert, and the locals are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the authorities immediately. The authorities have also urged the public to cooperate with the investigation and provide any information that could assist in identifying the culprits.
The recent explosions in Amritsar have sent shockwaves throughout the country, and the authorities are taking all necessary steps to prevent any further attacks and maintain peace and harmony in the city.