Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Manohar Parrikar to visit Pathankot with heads of army, IAF

Narada Desk | January 5, 2016 4:30 pm Print


As per sources, the Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar as well as the heads of the army, air force and the NIA will visit the IAF base in Panthankot on Tuesday in Punjab that was attacked by terrorists.

Sources informed that the minister will be accompanied by army chief general Dalbir Singh and Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha.

NIA chief Sharad Kumar will also visit the base as it has been asked to probe the Saturday terror attack that left seven security personnel dead. So far, five terrorists have been killed.

So far, the defense ministry, and the national security guard have confirmed the killing of five terrorists by security forces at the IAF base. The sources say that a sixth boy has been found, but yet to be identified