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Police station in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district attacked with rocket launcher

A police station in Punjab's Tarn Taran district was attacked with a rocket launcher-like weapon. Police sources gave this information on Saturday.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Chandigarh: A police station in Tarn Taran district of Punjab was targeted with a rocket launcher-like weapon. Police sources gave this information on Saturday. According to the information, some unknown people carried out a ‘rocket launcher attack’ late night at the Sarhali police station located on the Amritsar-Bathinda highway in the border district. Due to this, the glass of the door of the police station was found broken.

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Senior police officers reached the spot and took stock of the situation. There was no loss of life in any way in the attack. There is minor damage to the building of the police station. The rocket launcher attack took place at around one o’clock in the night, a rocket launcher was fired from outside on the building of the police station. Sources say that the RPG was powerful but the damage was minimal because it first hit the out pillar or gate and then fell on the police station.

Let me tell you, Sarhali is the native town of Khalistani terrorist Harvinder Singh Rinda. He is believed to have been killed in Pakistan. A member of the banned Khalistani outfit Babbar Khalsa International, Rinda was involved in various terror cases including the RPG attack on the intelligence headquarters of the Punjab Police in May this year.

In the month of May, a rocket-propelled grenade was fired at the Intelligence Headquarters of Punjab Police in Mohali. The Special Cell of Delhi Police had arrested one of the masterminds of this case from UP in October. The accused is a resident of UP and is helping the terrorists. The headquarters complex of the police intelligence unit in Punjab’s Mohali was attacked with a rocket-propelled grenade on the night of 9 May, shattering window panes on one floor of the building.

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