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18/11/2018 1:29 PM IST | Updated 18/11/2018 1:33 PM IST

Amritsar: 3 Dead, Several Wounded After Men Lob Grenade At Prayer Hall

The explosion took place at Nirankari Bhavan.

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AMRITSAR — Three people have reportedly died in an explosion in a prayer hall in Amritsar. NDTV reports that two motorcycle borne men threw a grenade at Nirankari Bhawan in Amritsar's Rajasansi village.

A religious ceremony was underway at the prayer hall.

Several people have been injured in the explosion.

The Tribune reports that two masked men forced their way into the hall by threatening the guard witha . revolver. Once they got inside, they threw a grenade and escaped.