Another blast near Golden Temple in Punjab, 2nd in last 3 days

A wide of a Golden Temple in Amritsar Punjab. [Wikimedia]

Amritsar: This morning, an explosion occurred close to where a blast was reported on May 6 on a heritage street near the Golden Temple.

No one was injured or any damage reported in today’s blast. The cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained, PTI reported quoting police.

The explosion occurred near the same spot on the heritage street leading to the Golden Temple where the one on Saturday took place, the police said.

The report quoting an eyewitness, said the explosion was reported around 6:30 am. Police and forensic teams reached the spot soon after and started collecting samples for investigation.

Locals called for a thorough probe into the two explosions.

One person was injured and glass facades of some buildings were damaged in Saturday’s blast.

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