PM meets ministers over Punjab attack

New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and other senior ministers over a terror attack in a Punjab town that left five people dead.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu also attended the meeting.

Parrikar had earlier said that counter insurgency forces had reached Dinanagar town in Gurdaspur district, which borders Pakistan.

At least five people were killed and 10 injured when terrorists in army fatigues hijacked a car reportedly near the Pakistan border, drove to Dinanagar, opened fire at a bus stand and then stormed a police station.

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