NEW DELHI, Aug. 23, Reuter: Gunmen killed three people travelling by bullock cart, then planted bomb in it that exploded and wounded three policemen sent to investigate the killings, the Press Trust of India reported on Tuesday.

Police routinely blamed militants fighting for an independent Sikh homeland in the North Indian State of Punjab, for killing the three men, all Sikhs, near Amritsar, before planting the bomb.

The agency did not identify the kind of bomb. All three policemen were seriously injured, it added.

Article extracted from this publication >> August 26, 1988