Pathankot attack: NIA says no sign of 5th terrorist

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New Delhi, Jan 2: The National Investigating Agency which is collecting information about the Pathankot attack says that there is still no trace of the fifth terrorist. A team of the NIA had rushed to Pathankot to gather information regarding the attack.

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The team of officers say that the Pathankot air base has been sanitized. However the operation is still on as sorties are being conducted. There is still no information on the fifth terrorist though officials informed. So far four terrorists have been killed by the security personnel.

NIA says no sign of 5th terrorist

A team of the central intelligence bureau is also assisting the Punjab police gather more information about the strike. The focus is on tracking down the terrorists. Although there is no confirmation about the exact number of terrorists, sources say there could have been five in all.

Efforts are being made to ensure that no terrorist slips out of the radar. As per the account given to the Punjab police there were five terrorists who undertook the abduction of a senior police before stealing his vehicle. The police say that the abduction incident and the Pathankot attacks may be connected.

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