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Republic Day 2023: Bomb found near military base in Punjab’s Khanna, probe underway | India News

Republic Day 2023: Bomb discovered close to army base in Punjab’s Khanna, probe underway | Information

Khanna: A dwell bombshell was recovered from a army floor within the Khanna metropolis of Punjab`s Ludhiana on Wednesday (January 18), the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Harpal Singh knowledgeable. The DSP additionally mentioned {that a} staff from Jalandhar had come to defuse it. “A dwell bombshell has been present in Khanna`s army floor in Ludhiana. A staff from Jalandhar has arrived right here to defuse it,” mentioned DSP Harpal Singh, Khanna. Particulars into the matter are underway. Earlier on January 3, a bomb squad reached the spot the place a bomb was discovered close to state Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann`s home to diffuse a dwell bombshell discovered close to the latter’s residence. 

Extra Director Common of Punjab Police AK Pandey, who can be safety chief of the Chief Minister, mentioned that they had knowledgeable the Military additionally in regards to the restoration of the bombshell and that there was “no threat”. He mentioned the misfired bombshell has been present in bushes in Rajindra Park and that the place is close to outlets of scrap sellers. Chandigarh’s Nodal officer, Catastrophe Administration, Sanjeev Kohli had mentioned earlier a dwell bombshell has been discovered right here. 

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“It has been secured with assist of the Police and the Bomb Disposal Squad. An Military staff has been referred to as in. The world is being cordoned off,” Kohli had mentioned. Pandey mentioned Chandigarh Police are investigating how the shell reached the place.”The residence of the Chief Minister is about two-and-a-half to 3 kilometers. That is an previous shell. Such misfired shells have been discovered prior to now too,” Pandey mentioned.

(With inputs from ANI)