These terrorists were given training on how to breach the security perimeter during the training session at an airbase in Pakistan. They conducted rounds of dry run to execute their plan at the Pathankot airbase.
They were given training on use of weapons, including UBLs, or under barrel guns- improvised versions of AK -47 assault rifles which can be used as mortar launchers- point to the rigorous planning which went into the attack that has set back the prospect of a fresh effort at normalization of ties.
The National Investigating Agency (NIA) is probing the Pathankot terror attack.
Seven military personnel were martyred and another 20 injured at the Pathankot Air Force Base. Six terrorists have been killed of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) who entered India through the Kathua-Gurdaspur border in Punjab on December 30, 2015 and attacked the airbase were killed in the operation.