Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale shot at in Ludhiana

According to the initial reports, the attack took place when Dhadrianwale was going to Isewal village when the attackers, who were believed to be about forty in number, opened fire at the convoy. 

Updated: May 17, 2016, 23:28 PM IST
Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale shot at in Ludhiana
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New Delhi: Sikh religious leader Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale had a narrow escape on Tuesday evening when a group of unidentified assailants opened fire at his cavalcade in Ludhiana district of Punjab. 

The preacher is said be safe.

One of Dhadrianwale's followers, identified as Bhupinder Singh, died in the attack. 

According to the initial reports, the attack took place when Dhadrianwale was going to Isewal village when the attackers, who were believed to be about forty in number, opened fire at the convoy. 

The attacker fired about 15 shots before fleeing.