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Terrorists strike Indian Air Force base in Pathankot

  • Army personnel during their operation against the militants near the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot on Saturday evening.
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    Army personnel during their operation against the militants near the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot on Saturday evening.

  • India was put on high alert on Saturday following a terror attacks in Pathankot. A security person stands guard at the India Gate in New Delhi on Saturday in the wake of militants attack at an IAF base in Pathankot.
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    India was put on high alert on Saturday following a terror attacks in Pathankot. A security person stands guard at the India Gate in New Delhi on Saturday in the wake of militants attack at an IAF base in Pathankot.

  • Indian army soldiers take positions outside the Indian airbase in Pathankot, 430 kilometers (267 miles) north of New Delhi on Saturday.
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    Indian army soldiers take positions outside the Indian airbase in Pathankot, 430 kilometers (267 miles) north of New Delhi on Saturday.

  • Army vehicles move towards the Indian Air Force base during an encounter between the security forces and terrorists in Pathankot on Saturday.
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    Army vehicles move towards the Indian Air Force base during an encounter between the security forces and terrorists in Pathankot on Saturday.

  • Pakistan's role became even more evident with reports of call intercepts revealed that the terrorists were in touch with their handlers in Pakistan. A total of four calls were made to Pakistan just hours before the terrorists launched the attack.
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    Pakistan's role became even more evident with reports of call intercepts revealed that the terrorists were in touch with their handlers in Pakistan. A total of four calls were made to Pakistan just hours before the terrorists launched the attack.

  • At least five militants, believed to be from the Jaish e Mohammed terrorist group, decked in Army uniforms launched the attack in the wee hours with an aim of destroying the air base, a top security official said.
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    At least five militants, believed to be from the Jaish e Mohammed terrorist group, decked in Army uniforms launched the attack in the wee hours with an aim of destroying the air base, a top security official said.

  • The group of terrorists was detected by aerial surveillance platforms as soon as they entered the Air Force Station at Pathankot, says IAF.
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    The group of terrorists was detected by aerial surveillance platforms as soon as they entered the Air Force Station at Pathankot, says IAF.

  • Security forces have neutralised five suspected Pakistani terrorists who staged an attack on an Air Force Base in Punjab's Pathankot district, triggering an encounter. Three IAF personnel were martyred and 6 security men were injured in the gunbattle that ensued.
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    Security forces have neutralised five suspected Pakistani terrorists who staged an attack on an Air Force Base in Punjab's Pathankot district, triggering an encounter. Three IAF personnel were martyred and 6 security men were injured in the gunbattle that ensued.

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