The Fact News Service
Amritsar, May 11
Five people were arrested after an explosion was heard near the Golden Temple in Amritsar in the wee hours of Thursday, sources said. This was the third explosion to rock the area in a week.
According to the details, the blast took place around 12.30 am.
The five arrested accused had allegedly planned the explosion, Punjab Police sources told ANI.
The motive behind the blast was to disturb peace in the area, they added.
A video shared by ANI showed chaos and cops near the Golden Temple in Amritsar.
#WATCH | Amritsar: Visuals from outside the building of Shri Guru Ramdas Ji Niwas from where suspects were rounded up in the aftermath of a loud sound, that was heard near the Golden Temple, which, as per the police, could be another explosion.#Punjab pic.twitter.com/CXzms3FdYw
— ANI (@ANI) May 10, 2023