Pathankot terror attack: Two out of four terrorists killed

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Pathankot, Jan 2: Preliminary reports into the attack at the Pathankot Air Force base in Punjab suggests that the strike may have been carried out by a group of four terrorists.

These could be the same terrorists who entered into Punjab yesterday who waylaid the Gurdaspur superintendent of police Salwinder Singh who was returning from Pathankot along with his cook Madan and friend Rajesh Verma. The terrorists are said to have taken the official vehicle away.

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The latest update on the attack is that two terrorists have been killed. The operation is still on, officials informed. As per the investigations that were conducted following the incident involving the police official last night, it was found that the terrorists were heavily armed.

They were all dressed in army fatigues and had slipped into India from Pakistan. The attack was launched at around 3.30 AM today. The terrorists came in the official vehicle that they had stolen yesterday. The security forces are still engaged in battle, but have managed to contain the terrorists to a non-operation area at the air force station.

A group of around four to five terrorists stormed the Pathankot air force station in Punjab early this morning and launched an attack.

They entered into the Pathankot border district and killed a man by the name Ikaagar Singh. They also stole at gunpoint the official vehicle of Gurdaspur superintendent of police Salwinder Singh who was returning from Pathankot along two others.

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