Man with suspicious bag detained outside Pathankot air base

News24 Bureau

Pathankot/New Delhi: A man carrying a suspicious-looking bag has been apprehended by army outside the gate of the Indian Air Force station in Pathankot.


The air base in Pathankot had been under siege for over 90 hours to ensure that the defence installation is properly secured, after terrorists attacked the installation.

After inspection, money and clothes were recovered from the bag.

The suspect has been handed over to Punjab police.

  The incident comes after two suspicious men wearing army fatigues were sighted in Gurdaspur an hour before.