The firing at an army camp in Bathinda, Punjab is not a “terrorist attack”. Bathinda SSP GS Khurana has given this information. Talking to media, SSP Bathinda Gulneet Singh Khurana said that the police reached the spot on receiving the information about the incident, but there is no detail about the attacker and the reason for firing.
According to police, four people reportedly lost their lives in a firing inside the Bathinda military station in Punjab on Wednesday at around 4:35am. Quick Reaction Teams of the station were activated. The teams cordoned the area and subsequently sealed it. Search operation is going on. According to Punjab police sources there is no angle of terror attack in the incident.
Meanwhile, Chief of Army Staff, General Manoj Pande, told the Union Home Ministry that there is no evidence of a terror attack in the incident.
Initial reports suggested that a jawan opened fire at others at the station. Quick Reaction Teams cornered the accused. The perpetrator, who was in civilian clothes, is reportedly alive and has been cornered by the Quick Reaction Teams. However, his identity has not been revealed.
Two days ago, an INSAS rifle and 28 cartridges were reported missing from an artillery unit at the station. Officials are ascertaining if the same firearm was involved in the incident.