Pathankot attack: 2 terroists still holed up, firing continues at airbase

Pathankot: A day after seven defence officials were martyred and four terrorists were neutralized in the operations at the Pathankot airbase, two terrorists led a fresh attack on Sunday afternoon.

Intermittent firing continued on Monday as the fresh reinforcements were rushed into the airbase.

Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi in a media briefing on Sunday evening clarified that only 4 terrorists had been neutralized so far and at least 2 more are stilling hiding inside the airbase.

According to reports, the terrorists have been isolated in one corner of the airbase away from the sensitive installations.

Reports further suggest that Punjab has been put on high alert and the area around the airbase has been cordoned off.

All roads leading to Pathankot have been sealed and no vehicle is being allowed to enter the city.

(Image courtesy: ANI)

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