Pathankot AirForce base under attack

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Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby neeraj » 02 Jan 2016 05:26

http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/reports- ... eststories

Terror Attack At Pathankot Air Force Base
Breaking News: Terror Attack At Pathankot Air Force Base
Gunshots were heard near the Indian Air Force base in Punjab's Pathankot on Saturday morning in a suspected terror attack, authorities said.

An unknown number of gunmen have launched an attack on the key military installation, reports said.

Gunfire is being heard from inside the air base and reports suggest the attackers have taken control of a building near the facility.

More details are awaited.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Vivek K » 02 Jan 2016 05:30

What aircraft are based there?

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby ShauryaT » 02 Jan 2016 05:32

It is being reported all assets safe..

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby ShauryaT » 02 Jan 2016 05:33

Started about 3.30 AM.

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Postby Surya » 02 Jan 2016 05:34

21s and helos

supposedly attackers inside one of the buildings - hopefully isolated

most news outlets still seems to be clueless
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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby neeraj » 02 Jan 2016 05:35

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PATHANKOT: Gunshots were heard near the Indian Air Force base in Punjab's Pathankot on Saturday morning in a suspected terror attack, authorities said.

At least four terrorists launched an attack on the key military installation breaching the security of the base, sources said. Two of the terrorists have been killed.

The gunfire started at around 3:30 am, authorities said, adding that an official car was used to launch the attack. The incident is being seen as connected to the hijacking of a police car a day ago.

Gunfire is being heard from inside the air base and reports suggest the terrorists have been contained in a non-operational area of the facility.

The National Security Guard has been called in, authorities said.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby member_23370 » 02 Jan 2016 05:40

Good the guards were vigilant. I hope we repay it back at Sargodha with a strike similar to Mehran base.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby neeraj » 02 Jan 2016 05:55

The technical area where MiG 29 fighter aircraft and helicopters are kept is safe, officials said.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby ShauryaT » 02 Jan 2016 05:58

4 terrorists entered 2 have been killed. NSG seems to be moving in.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Surya » 02 Jan 2016 05:59

puzzled why NSG - should be having Garuds

Shaurya what you watching?

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby A Sharma » 02 Jan 2016 06:05

As per NDTV terror attack was expected and NSG was moved in yesterday and defenses were hardened

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Rishi » 02 Jan 2016 06:07

Indian Express: #Pathankot air force base attack: 2 terrorists have been killed, 4-5 terrorists stormed base in Indian army fatigues, encounter on

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Postby SidSom » 02 Jan 2016 06:10

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Pak-fidayeen-in-Army-dress-kill-1-in-Punjab-hijack-senior-cops-car/articleshow/50411744.cms

ritsar/Chandigarh: In an attack strikingly similar to the Gurdaspur terror strike five months ago, armed men struck at two different places in Punjab's border district of Pathankot early on Friday and killed one man. Police said that the four attackers could be fidayeen from Pakistan going by their description of one of the survivors and were on the loose in the border district.
National Security Guard commandos landed in the state by around 9.30 pm on Friday to track down the alleged terrorists, believed to be in hiding in Pathankot's hilly terrain. The India-Pakistan border has been sealed at Gurdaspur, Ferozepur and Amritsar.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Rishi » 02 Jan 2016 06:13

Man Aman Singh Chinna: (tweet from lasy night): Very strange happenings in Pathankot. A SP is abducted along Indo-Pak border by men in Army fatigues. A man with throat slit found.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby ShauryaT » 02 Jan 2016 06:14

Surya wrote:puzzled why NSG - should be having Garuds

Shaurya what you watching?
NDTV Live.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby RoyG » 02 Jan 2016 06:16

Surya wrote:21s and helos

supposedly attackers inside one of the buildings - hopefully isolated

most news outlets still seems to be clueless


thats a good thing.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Shreeman » 02 Jan 2016 06:21

Hmmm. The cats have started using the litter box.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Surya » 02 Jan 2016 06:21

RoyG wrote:
Surya wrote:21s and helos

supposedly attackers inside one of the buildings - hopefully isolated

most news outlets still seems to be clueless


thats a good thing.


guess you have a point

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Rishi » 02 Jan 2016 06:22

Apparently a DSO guard has been KIA

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Surya » 02 Jan 2016 06:23

ANI ‏@ANI_news 1m1 minute ago
#Pathankot NSG team & Garud Commando Force are engaged in the gun battle with terrorists, encounter began at 3:30 am, near the air-base

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Postby Surya » 02 Jan 2016 06:31

If they got in - would expect more than 1 DSC guard to be killed
poor guy
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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Rishi » 02 Jan 2016 06:35

ANI:Terrorists have been restrained to the domestic area of Pathankot Air Force Station; technical area of the airbase safe #PathankotAttack

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby ShauryaT » 02 Jan 2016 06:39

@OneIndia
Pathankot terror strike- How the attack was launched

On the second day of the year 2016, Punjab witnessed a major terror attack. This brings back memories of the horrific Gurdaspur attack which was carried out in similar fashion. At around 3.30 AM, a group of four to five terrorists launched an attack at the Air Force station in Pathankot, Punjab. All of them are suspected to have made their dissent into India from Pakistan, police officials say.

The terror strike which took place early this morning is being linked to the incident that took place last night in which a driver was killed and the vehicle of a police official was stolen. The terrorists who appear to be part of the same group that carried out the Gurdaspur attack were dressed in army fatigues and heavily armed.

The modus operandi:

It is being suspected that the group of four terrorists had entered into India with an intention of launching a major strike at a defence installation. They are said to have hired a vehicle. The police suspect that the terrorists may have killed the driver of the taxi Ikagar Singh. His body was found with his throat slit.

The terrorists are then said to have punctured the tyres of the taxi. Later on at the Jammu-Pathankot highway they waylaid a car in which Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh, his friend Rajesh Verma, a jeweller, and Verma’s cook Madan Gopal were present. The officer who gave his statement said that there was a group of five men who threatened them at gun point. After driving for around 20 kilometres, the officer and the other persons were forced out of the car.

The police suspect that this incident may be directly linked to the firing that took place this morning at the Pathankot airbase. It is however not clear if the same vehicle these terrorists were stolen was used to reach the attack spot. Preliminary investigations however suggest that it may be the same vehicle used by the terrorists to reach the spot as it was an official car and they could have gone through without being spotted by the security forces, officials also point out.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby ShauryaT » 02 Jan 2016 06:43

Why is the NDTV reporter saying "goof up" every 30 secs, irritating!

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Rishi » 02 Jan 2016 06:47

ShauryaT wrote:Why is the NDTV reporter saying "goof up" every 30 secs, irritating!


DDM.

Media mela yet to start.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby ShauryaT » 02 Jan 2016 06:51

Mi-25 and may be even UAV's up for reconnaisance.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby abhijitm » 02 Jan 2016 06:51

Good that news channels are restricted.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby vivek.rao » 02 Jan 2016 06:53

We really need to sink a ship or blow up an air base in Pakijabi land. If they don't get terrible medicine, these scums will never stop. We need 100 dead Paki officers.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Kashi » 02 Jan 2016 06:58

SidSom wrote:National Security Guard commandos landed in the state by around 9.30 pm on Friday to track down the alleged terrorists, believed to be in hiding in Pathankot's hilly terrain.


Are there two different terror attacks? I thought it was the IAF base that was attacked and that the attackers had been boxed into a single building. So where does this hilly terrain come from?

Is there another group of terrorists loose in Pathankot?

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby abhijitm » 02 Jan 2016 06:59

These ma@()ds.... i can't gather words due to anger.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Raja Bose » 02 Jan 2016 07:02

Was expecting something like this after latest hug and kiss fest with Badmash. Except this time GoI might have laid a trap knowing fully well how the uniformed jehadis of the Paki Army will react.

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Postby Prem Kumar » 02 Jan 2016 07:03

PM Modi must condemn this attack in the strongest possible terms by falling at the feet of Nawaz's grand-aunt

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby partha » 02 Jan 2016 07:03

Kashi wrote:
SidSom wrote:National Security Guard commandos landed in the state by around 9.30 pm on Friday to track down the alleged terrorists, believed to be in hiding in Pathankot's hilly terrain.


Are there two different terror attacks? I thought it was the IAF base that was attacked and that the attackers had been boxed into a single building. So where does this hilly terrain come from?

Is there another group of terrorists loose in Pathankot?

Punjab SP was abducted yesterday by a group of terrorists from Jammu Pathankot highway. According to IB warning about 15 to 20 LeT pigs have infiltrated into Punjab. That explains NSG landing at 9:30 PM. This attack was somewhat expected.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby abhijitm » 02 Jan 2016 07:05

This could be a phase 1. So need to be vigilant and high alert.

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Postby partha » 02 Jan 2016 07:05

Raja Bose wrote:Was expecting something like this after latest hug and kiss fest with Badmash. Except this time GoI might have laid a trap knowing fully well how the uniformed jehadis of the Paki Army will react.

It's possible Modi's Lahore trip got planned after intel inputs about impending terror attacks. I am really curious how Modi will respond now.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Surya » 02 Jan 2016 07:08

Could we please not have the breast beating and wailing on this thread?

Lets use this to record the tactical situation.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Yagnasri » 02 Jan 2016 07:09

We are still seen as a soft nation. Unless that changes there will attacks on our nation.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Kashi » 02 Jan 2016 07:13

Even Gaurav Sawant's tweets make no mention of terrorists beyond the IAF base. Either there are none, or media clampdown is very strict, so only conjectures.

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Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Postby Shreeman » 02 Jan 2016 07:14

Hwat, I say hwat do you mean "seen"? le korrupshun means it is not "seen", it is "are" a soft nation.

KIA is at least 4 on teetar, prop-a-gainda value probably much more than KIA here. All are victims of terririjm onlee. What is the difference between pishour or pathankot? Both pushtun onlee to the wesht.


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