Gurdaspur attack: Punjab CM calls off meeting with Pak envoy

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Updated: 28 Jul 2015 04:16 AM

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has called off his meeting with Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit, scheduled for July 29, in view of yesterday's terror attack at Dina Nagar in the border district of Gurdaspur.

Addressing a meeting with his ministers, Badal strongly condemned the terror attack as inhuman and dastardly.

Two minute silence was observed during the meeting in memory of those killed in the attacks.

Badal also accoladed the police personnel who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty for the cause of peace and patriotism.

The state government has announced compensation for the family members of the Punjab police and civilians who lost their lives during the attacks.