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.
The terrorists crossed over near Shakargarh in Pakistan to Bamiyal village and later changed into Army fatigues.
As per the anticipation, the attack did take place and locals in Dhaki Chowk in Pathankot woke up to the sound of gunfire and blasts in the dead of the night at 3.30 am when terrorists struck at the IAF base here.
One of the three men abducted by terrorists in Pathankot on Saturday revealed that the militants were seeking revenge for hanging of 2001 Parliament attacks convict Afzal Guru.
Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday blamed Punjab Police for "failing to prevent" terror attack at Pathankot despite central intelligence agencies informing the state authorities about the possible threat in advance.
Sources said the terrorists had first used a Toyota Innova vehicle yesterday and it has been found that the driver was called from a Pakistan number.
BJP also congratulated the security forces for "foiling" the terror attack on the air base and said India was capable of giving a befitting reply to such attacks.
Rijiju said central security agencies were working in close coordination with Punjab Police in the entire operation to eliminate the terrorists, who attacked an Indian Air Force base.
Soon after the attack, BJP-led central government's policy on Pakistan came under scanner.
Condemning the attack on the Indian Air Force Base in Pathankot, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday pointed out that friendship and terror cannot go hand in hand.
It was the last conversation which was made on the SP's phone, which is believed to be used by the terrorists to make calls to Pakistan.
In a major security breach, terrorists entered an Indian Air Force base in Pathankot early on Saturday.
Reports said Indian intelligence agencies intercepted four international calls to Pakistan from Pathankot after 12:35 am on Friday midnight.
Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Saturday condemned the terror attack on the Air Force base in Pathankot, saying it was a clear attempt by rogue elements in Pakistan to sabotage the peace process, which must not be allowed to be happen.
The attack on Pathankot air base raises security concerns for Punjab as the state is witnessing a sudden surge in such activities after being peaceful for the last 20 years, Congress today said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi should ensure that there is no repetition of such attack in future, Congress said on Saturday.
Four terrorists and three jawans were killed when unidentified militants attacked an Indian Air Force base in Pathankot, Punjab on Saturday morning.
Sources have told Zee Media that ISI held a meeting with several terror groups in December last year to plan terror attacks in India.
A protest broke out in Pathankot town on Saturday with the locals burning an effigy of Pakistan following the terror attack on Air Force base here.
Fresh firing was reported here after a lull of few hours on Saturday when security forces were conducting combing operation after killing four terrorists who attacked the Air Force Base here.
A maximum alert was sounded and security strengthened across Punjab today in the wake of the attack on an Air Force Base in Pathankot by suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists.
After terrorists attacked the India Air Force base in Pathankot in Punjab, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that the incident was the `first major challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s bold Pakistan gambit`.
Unconfirmed reports said two IAF security personnel were killed and four others injured in the terror attack that started around 3.30 am.
The early morning terror attack on an Indian Air Force base in Punjab's Pathankot bordering Jammu could have proved to be a far bigger strike but for the preparedness and alertness of Indian security forces.
Nearly 24 hours after terrorists abducted a senior police officer, security agencies in Punjab failed to trace them in the same area till they launched a terror attack on the Pathankot Indian Air Force (IAF) base early on Saturday.
Speaking on the early morning terror attack at an air base in Punjab's Pathankot, Rajnath said the attack began at around 3 am.
Two IAF personnel were martyred, six were injured and four terrorists killed in the gunbattle.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had said after PM Modi's surprise visit that the 'spirit of goodwill generated after the gesture will prevail'.
At least four terrorists were killed early on Saturday following an attack on the Indian Air Force (IAF) Station in Pathankot district.
A high alert was sounded in Punjab on Friday after 4-5 suspected Pakistani terrorists in army uniform abducted and thrashed a Superintendent of Police and his two associates before dumping them some distance away and speeding away in his vehicle on Thursday night.
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