• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

NIA team studies Kathua, Samba attacks;finds similarities with Pathankot strike


New Delhi, Jan 12: NIA team probing Pathankot air force base terror attack today visited Kathua and Samba districts of Jammu region, where army and police facilities faced terror strikes last year, only to find similarities in the modus operandi of the terrorists.

NIA sources said a team of the agency today visited army camp in Samba on the Jammu-Pathankot highway where two terrorists opened fire on March 21.

NIA team studies Kathua, Samba attacks

The team also visited Kathua where Rajbagh police station was attacked by a group of terrorists on March 20 last year.

They said the agency could spot glaring similarities in the modus operandi of the terrorists, who staged attack on Kathua, Samba and those attacking Pathankot IAF base on January one this year.

Read More: NIA summons Punjab SP's cook for questioning

The sources said the group which attacked the Samba army camp was also carrying enough eatables and supplies for long haul fight with security forces. They had also holed themselves inside a civilian house opposite the army camp before escaping through a nullah.


For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more