Nawas Sharif Assures Stringent Action Against Pathankot Attackers
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawas Sharif has assured of prompt and decisive action against the terrorists behind the Pathankot attack. He said this while calling upon his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, as Pakistani links to the attack became clear. NIA chief Sharad Kumar today said there was little doubt that the attackers were from Pakistan.
As per the PMO sources, Modi received the call today afternoon, and during the conversation, it is believed that Mr. Modi has strongly pressed for urgent steps against the Pak based militants who attacked the Air Force Station base. The encounter between Indian security forces and the militants has lead to the death of six security men, including a Lt Colonel.
The Prime Minister “strongly emphasized the need for Pakistan to take firm and immediate action against the organizations and individuals responsible for and linked to the Pathankot terrorist attack,” a PMO statement said. It also said that specific and actionable information in this regard has been provided to Pakistan.