Fresh blast heard inside Pathankot air base

After more than 13 hours, fresh blast suspected to be that of a grenade was heard inside Pathankot air base at 9 am on Sunday.

Fresh blast heard inside Pathankot air base
An armored vehicle moves inside IAF base in Pathankot

Pathankot: After more than 13 hours, fresh blast suspected to be that of a grenade was heard inside Pathankot air base at 9 am on Sunday.

Armored vehicles and commandos have been rushed to the area with security forces resuming their combing operation in and around the air base.

Following a pitched battle through the day, backed by attack helicopters and drones, it was believed that the security forces had finally taken control of the compound. However, a suspected grenade blast was heard today morning.

At least three security personnel and four militants have been killed in the 15-hour long gun battle. One suicide attackers is still believed to be hold up inside the air base.

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