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Amritsar Grenade Case: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Alleges ISI Behind The Attack

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| November 22 , 2018 , 14:18 IST

On November 18 two masked men in the morning men on a bike threw a grenade at Nirankari's Bhawan, Amritsar’s Rajasansi village in which 20 people were injured and 3 died. 

According to the media reports, attackers threatened the devotees with a gun before throwing the grenade into the prayer hall.

Local police revealed that they are investigating the involvement of a terrorist group in the attack. But the chief minister confirmed today that Pakistan’s intelligent agency ISI planned this attack and the grenade was also made in Pakistan.

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Speaking to media Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said, "There is no communal case in this. This is a pure case of terrorism. ISI (Pakistan intelligence agency) is resorting to all these sorts of things."

The Punjab CM also stated that one of the attackers is an operative of Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF), and the attack was a cooperation between ISI and KLF.

Comparing the grenade used for Amritsar attack with other grenades discovered in different areas Amarinder Singh said, "This is the one being used against forces in Kashmir... This is the one that was burst... made under license by Pakistan licensed factory and is filled with pellets".

Police disclosed the names of the attacker on Wednesday which are Bikramjit Singh (26), a farmer who has been arrested and Avtar Singh (32), a medical practitioner who is on the run.