New Delhi: In an unprecedented incident, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Bada’s vehicle on Tuesday came under attack in Punjab’s Jalalabad district. Three party workers suffered injuries from gunshots fired at the vehicle. Badal was on his way to the SDM office to support his party candidates to file nominations for the upcoming Punjab Municipal elections. Also Read - Punjab Municipal Election Results 2021: Congress Sweeps 6 Of 7 Corporations, CM Amarinder Singh Hails Victory
A video of the incident was accessed by news agency ANI. A huge mob of people were seen approaching Badal’s car aggressively with sticks in hand. Stones were thrown and bullets were fired at the vehicle by unknown miscreants. Also Read - Punjab Municipal Election Results 2021: Congress Wins Big in Urban Body Polls, Returns to Bathinda After 53 Years
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“Police backed Congress goons today made an attempt on the life of SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal. Three party workers who jumped into the president’s rescue received bullet injuries,” the SAD has alleged.
An investigation is underway in the matter.