PM arrives at Pathankot air base

Pathankot (Punjab), Jan 9: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived at the Pathankot IAF base that was attacked by suspected Pakistani terrorists last week.

Soon after landing at air base, which was targetted exactly a week ago on in a pre-dawn attack, Modi met senior Indian Air Force (IAF) and Indian Army officers.

PM arrives at Pathankot air base

Tight security arrangements were in place for the prime minister's visit. No one was allowed to enter the area near the Air Force Station (AFS), located 250 km from Chandigarh.

Six terrorists and seven security personnel were killed in the attack.

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Security forces repulsed the attack and the terrorists were unable to harm any of the IAF's critical assets, including fighter aircraft and attack helicopters.


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