Pubjab Police shoot and kill three heavily armed terrorists in the dawn-to-dusk offensive at Dinanagar after they arrive from Pakistan late in the night. The terrorists plant five improvised explosive devices on a railway track before getting in the police station. Director General of Police Saini:
The Union government had also offered to move in National Security Guards (NSG) but Punjab Police wanted to prove that they had the expertise to handle any situation. All the officers taking part in this operation were battle-hardened soldiers of the state’s fight against terrorism. We are grateful for the army’s assistance, though.