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Fresh blast heard inside Pathankot air base
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.

'Terrorists may have sneaked in through Bamiyal village'

The terrorists crossed over near Shakargarh in Pakistan to Bamiyal village and later changed into Army fatigues. 

Pathankot attack was anticipated, locals were cautioned

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.

Pathankot attack: Militants were avenging hanging of Afzal Guru, tells survivor
Pathankot attack: Militants were avenging hanging of Afzal Guru, tells survivor

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.

Punjab Police 'failed' to prevent attack despite inputs: AAP
Punjab Police 'failed' to prevent attack despite inputs: AAP

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.

Pakistan number used to hire taxi by terrorists in Pathankot: Security agencies
Pakistan number used to hire taxi by terrorists in Pathankot: Security agencies

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.

Decision on Indo-Pak talks at right time: BJP

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.

Pathankot siege: Credible info that terror attack hatched in Pakistan, says Kiren Rijiju
Pathankot siege: Credible info that terror attack hatched in Pakistan, says Kiren Rijiju

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.

Pathankot attack: Has Modi-Sharif bonhomie failed to bear fruit? How Opposition parties reacted to it
Pathankot attack: Has Modi-Sharif bonhomie failed to bear fruit? How Opposition parties reacted to it

Soon after the attack, BJP-led central government's policy on Pakistan came under scanner.

Pathankot attack: Friendship, terror can't go together, says Prakash Javadekar
Pathankot attack: Friendship, terror can't go together, says Prakash Javadekar

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.

Pathankot attack: 'Salaam Alaikum' was the reply on SP's mobile phone

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.

Rahul Gandhi condemns Pathankot air base attack

In a major security breach, terrorists entered an Indian Air Force base in Pathankot early on Saturday.

Son, eat before you die: Pakistani mother told Pathankot terrorist
Son, eat before you die: Pakistani mother told Pathankot terrorist

Reports said Indian intelligence agencies intercepted four international calls to Pakistan from Pathankot after 12:35 am on Friday midnight.

Pathankot attack: Amarinder flays attempts to sabotage Indo-Pak peace

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.

Pathankot terror attack raises serious concerns: Congress
Pathankot terror attack raises serious concerns: Congress

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.

Congress questions rising terrorism in Punjab

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should ensure that there is no repetition of such attack in future, Congress said on Saturday. 

Chronology of terror attacks in Punjab from 2001-2016
Chronology of terror attacks in Punjab from 2001-2016

Four terrorists and three jawans were killed when unidentified militants attacked an Indian Air Force base in Pathankot, Punjab on Saturday morning.

Pakistan's ISI funded Pathankot air base terror attack?
Pakistan's ISI funded Pathankot air base terror attack?

Sources have told Zee Media that ISI held a meeting with several terror groups in December last year to plan terror attacks in India.

Locals protest in Pathankot following terror attack

 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.

Pathankot attack: Fresh firing reported during combing operation, IAF using attack choppers to target militants
Pathankot attack: Fresh firing reported during combing operation, IAF using attack choppers to target militants

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.

Pathankot terror attack: Punjab put on alert, security beefed up in J&K
Pathankot terror attack: Punjab put on alert, security beefed up in J&K

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.

Pathankot attack is PM Narendra Modi's first major test against Pakistan: Omar Abdullah

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`.

Arvind Kejriwal condemns Pathankot Air Force base attack

Unconfirmed reports said two IAF security personnel were killed and four others injured in the terror attack that started around 3.30 am.

How Pathankot air base terror attack was contained
How Pathankot air base terror attack was contained

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.

For 24 hours, security agencies failed to trace terrorists in Punjab

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.

Will give fitting response to any terror attack: Rajnath Singh
Will give fitting response to any terror attack: Rajnath Singh

Speaking on the early morning terror attack at an air base in Punjab's Pathankot, Rajnath said the attack began at around 3 am.

Pathankot terror attack: Terrorists infiltrated from Pakistan three days ago
Pathankot terror attack: Terrorists infiltrated from Pakistan three days ago

Two IAF personnel were martyred, six were injured and four terrorists killed in the gunbattle.

Will Pathankot terror attack derail Indo-Pak peace process?
Will Pathankot terror attack derail Indo-Pak peace process?

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had said after PM Modi's surprise visit that the 'spirit of goodwill generated after the gesture will prevail'.

Pathankot terror attack: What we know so far
Pathankot terror attack: What we know so far

At least four terrorists were killed early on Saturday following an attack on the Indian Air Force (IAF) Station in Pathankot district.

SP abducted by suspected Pak terrorists, alert in Punjab

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.