Kejriwal condemns grenade attack at religious congregation of ‘Nirankaris’ in Amritsar

New Delhi, Nov 18 (UNI) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday strongly condemned the grenade attack at a religious congregation of ‘Nirankaris’ at Nirankari Bhawan in Amritsar in which three people were killed and several others injured.

‘A cowardly act. We strongly condemn it,’ Mr Kejriwal tweeted.

Surinder Pal Singh, a senior police officer in Amritsar said the grenade attack reportedly took place at the Nirankari Bhawan brimming with around 200 devotees in Rajasansi village.

‘At least ten persons were injured in the blast and had been rushed to the hospital for treatment,’ he said.

It is said three persons with covered faces came on a motorbike and sped away immediate after hurling a grenade at the congregation.

The Nirankari Bhawan is situated on the outskirts of Raja Sansi town where two motorcycle borne suspects hurled a hand grenade and fled from the spot.