June 4th 04:40am ….
Amritsar awakens to the deafening roar of explosions as the Indian Army wheels in it’s tanks and field guns to target the Water Tank and the ‘Ramgaria Bunga’ watch towers. Heavy artillery firing continues all day, most of it targeted at the Akal Takht, Guru Nanak Niwas, Guru Ram Das Langar Hall and Baba Atal buildings.
June 4th 12:30pm ….
Electricity supplies to the Harmandar Sahib Complex are cut off and no drinking water is available due to the damaged Water Tank. Air temperature rises well above 40 degrees.