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Another Bomb Hoax in Gurdaspur; Fear strikes railway passengers

Another bomb hoax in Gurdaspur kept cops on toes for second consecutive day yesterday. All trains running on the Pathankot-Amritsar track were halted for three hours today after calls about bombs being planted on the track were received here. This was fourth such bomb hoax in the city after 27 July Dinanagar attack.

Another bomb hoax spread fear in Gurdaspur; Amritsar-Jammu track stuck for 2 hours

A bomb hoax reportedly kept cops on toes yesterday. A news reported by Daily Ajit notes that some 'miscreant' had called up Firozepur railway division saying that there was a bomb on Amritsar Jammu railway track between Dinanagar and Jhakholadi.

Punjab Police refuses to hand over Gurdaspur attack probe to NIA

Punjab police and the Punjab government has reportedly refused to handover probe of 27 July Dinanagar (Gurdaspur) attack to India's 'National Investigation Agency' (NIA).

Another Bomb Hoax in Gurdaspur kept cops on toes

Second bomb hoax ever since the July 27 Dinanagar attack kept police on toes yesterday, while a sense of fear prevailed in the city. After a bomb hoax call the police launched a massive search operation.

Sikh Council UK shots letter to Aaj Tak about false reporting on Gurdaspur Attack

Taking a strong notice of Indian media's reporting on Gurdaspur Attack, a UK based Sikh body has sought explanation from Aaj Tak news channel for alleged false claims made in it's reporting. Sikh Council UK Secretary General Gurmel Singh has written a letter to Dr Puneet Jain of Aaj Tak.

Punjab Police want people to hold Thikri Pehra in border villages

Punjab police has told residents of adjoining border district of Pathankot to hold Thikri Pehra (community policing in night) on a regular basis to prevent repeat of incidents like Gurdaspur Attack.

Statement of Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Rajya Sabha on Gurdaspur Attack [Full Text]

Full text of the statement made by the Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh in the Rajya Sabha on the Gurdaspur Attack.

Gurdaspur Attack: Sikh body take on India’s irresponsible mainstream media

Dal Khalsa has categorically stated that the attack on Dina Nagar police station had nothing to do with Punjab problem or Sikh freedom movement. While expressing grief over the loss of lives during the attack.

Sikh diaspora body condemns Gurdaspur Attack

The World Sikh Organisation of Canada, a Canada based Sikh diaspora organisation has condemned 27 July Gurdaspur attack in which 4 armed assailants killed seven people, including 4 policemen, before being gunned down by the security personnel in a gun-battle that lasted for around 11-12 hours.

Bir Devinder Singh slams BJP MP for linking Gurdaspur Attack to Sikhs

Former deputy speaker of Punjab Bir Devinder Singh has criticised BJP MP R. K. Singh for linking today's Gurdaspur Attack to the Sikhs.

Gurdaspur Attack: All attackers dead, Seven other casualties include 4 policemen

Authorities in Punjab government have announced that the 12 hour long gun battle involving 4 armed assailants in Gurdaspur district ended at around 5 pm. Media reports quote authorities saying that a total of four attackers were gunned down at Dinanagar in Gurdaspur district.

#Gurdaspur trending in India, #ModiAttacksGurdaspur trends in Pakistan

Amidst reports of gunmen attack in Dinanagar near Gurdaspur in Punjab, hashtag #Gurdaspur is trending on Twitter in India. On the other hand #ModiAtacksGurdaspur is trending in Pakistan.

Five live bombs found on railway track near Pathankot in Punjab

As per media reports five live bombs were found near a bridge on the railway track on the Amritsar-Pathankot section on Monday.

Gurdaspur Attack: Schools, Colleges closed, Security beefed up

The administration has directed closure of all schools and colleges in Gurdaspur today in wake of attack by armed gunmen in Dinanagar.

Gurdaspur Attack: Family members of policemen held hostage

As per media reports the gunmen who attacked in Dinanagar this morning have held six-seven family members of policemen as hostages. A news report by IBN7 notes: "The gunmen are heavily armed and are carrying automatic weapons with them. Sources say, they are also carrying AK47 rifles. The firing began around 5 am".

Gunmen strike in Dinanagar, Gurdaspur; Firing on bus, police station; Army called

At least three persons were killed when armed gunmen strike in Dinanagar, Gurdaspur. A police station also came under attack from gunmen in Army uniforms. As per media reports four armed person entered the premises after initially firing at a bus, injuring six passengers this morning. Four police personnel were also injured in the attack.