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Pathankot terror attack: As it happened on Sunday

Security forces on Sunday nailed two more terrorists who had attacked the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot along with four others.

By Prashant V Singh | Last Updated: Monday, January 4, 2016 - 00:36

 Security forces on Sunday nailed two more terrorists who had attacked the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot along with four others. Seven security personnel, including one officer of the National Security Guard, were killed in the counter-offensive against the terrorists.

3 January 2016, 21:54 PM

NSA updates PM Modi on operations and strategy to handle talks with Pakistan, as per CNN IBN. 

3 January 2016, 21:51 PM

RIP all the brave jawaans and tribute to all the martyrs. May one never forget your contributions towards the nation, tweets India cricket captain Virat Kohli.

3 January 2016, 21:06 PM

NIA to register case in Pathankot terror attack on Monday.

3 January 2016, 20:58 PM

From beginning he was very much interested to join Army. He told me that he liked the Army dress: Father of NSG Lt Col Niranajan Kumar who lost his life in Pathankot terror attack.

3 January 2016, 20:38 PM

Immediately on landing in Delhi, PM Modi is chairing a high-level meeting with the NSA, Foreign Secretary and other officials.

3 January 2016, 20:15 PM

Pathankot terror attack: PM Modi to chair high level meeting with NSA.

3 January 2016, 20:12 PM

I look at him as Arjuna who fought for his 'karmabhoomi': Sister of NSG Lt Col Niranajan Kumar who lost his life in Pathankot terror attack.

3 January 2016, 20:01 PM

Operation is on. We are sure that all terrorists will be dead: Home Minister  Rajnath Singh on Pathankot terror attack.

3 January 2016, 19:39 PM

3 January 2016, 19:37 PM

One jawan who worked in the kitchen, engaged and killed one of the terrorists with attacker's own weapon. 

3 January 2016, 19:12 PM

Series of loud explosions heard from inside the base in Pathankot, as per ANI.

3 January 2016, 18:50 PM

Without intelligence inputs, Pathankot attack could have been worse: Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

3 January 2016, 18:48 PM

Haryana Government announces Rs 20 lakh compensation to family of Garud Commando Gursewak Singh who lost his life in Pathankot terrorist attack.

3 January 2016, 17:56 PM

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met a few former foreign secretaries and Indian high commisioners to Islamabad for diplomatic consultations on Pakistan strategy in the wake of the Pathankot terror attack.

3 January 2016, 17:26 PM

Four terrorists have been gunned down so far, not five, confirms Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi during press conference on Pathankot terror attack

Also Read: Pathankot terror attack: Union Home Secretary briefs media, says 7 officers martyred, operations underway


3 January 2016, 17:12 PM

We averted masscare by promptly acting on intelligence input: Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi 

3 January 2016, 17:09 PM

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi briefing media on Pathankot terror attack


3 January 2016, 16:55 PM

We are writing to Centre. There is not as much BSF deployment on the Punjab border as compared to J&K border: Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal.


3 January 2016, 16:21 PM

Punjab government to set up a commando unit and deploy SWAT team permanently in Pathankot bordering Jammu and Kashmir, says Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal

3 January 2016, 16:18 PM

Union Home Ministry led by Rajnath Singh is likely submit a report on how terrorists crossed over to India

3 January 2016, 15:54 PM

Security forces gun down one more terrorists at Pathankot airbase. One still believed to be hiding insider airbase.

National Security Guard (NSG) commandos and the army's para-commandos (special forces) are engaged in a gunfight.

3 January 2016, 15:27 PM

Sources say the terrorists planned to go silent on Saturday and started firing again on Sunday

3 January 2016, 15:19 PM

Area where the two terrorists are hiding has been cordoned off. Security forces are trying to catch them alive.

3 January 2016, 14:42 PM

Additional reinforcements have been sent to the area of operation. Five companies comprising nearly 500 personnel have been deployed by the army in the operation. 

3 January 2016, 14:28 PM

A thorough search and combing operation is underway following Saturday's terror attack.


3 January 2016, 14:21 PM

Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi will hold a press conference at 5 PM to brief on the Pathankot terror attack 

3 January 2016, 14:16 PM

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has briefed PM Narendra Modi about Pathankot terror attack and latest developments pertaining to the fresh firing and grenade blast.

3 January 2016, 13:59 PM

We had the information that some more terrorists are hiding in the airbase: DIG (Border Range) Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh


3 January 2016, 13:37 PM

Security forces are attempting to catch the two terrorists alive. They are believed to be holed up inside Pathankot airbase.

3 January 2016, 13:24 PM

Pained to know about demise of Lt. Col. Niranjan of NSG during mopping out operations at Pathankot, nation salutes his sacrifice: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

3 January 2016, 13:19 PM

According to DIG of Border Range, firing is still on and the situation is being monitored by the security personnel.

3 January 2016, 13:16 PM

At least two more terrorists are still holed up inside Pathankot airbase. Four terrorists were killed on Saturday.

3 January 2016, 13:11 PM

According to media reports, two more terrorists have been discovered during anti-terror operations at Pathankot's airbase

3 January 2016, 12:53 PM

10 soldiers have been martyred so far in Pathankot terror attack. Now, fresh gunshots have been heard the airbase.

3 January 2016, 12:37 PM

Fresh firing heard at Pathankot airbase as security personnel carry out search operations

3 January 2016, 12:25 PM

Nine security personnel including a Garud Commando are recuperating in hospital. While all the four attackers were killed in the day-long gunbattle on Saturday, three security men were also killed in the operation.

3 January 2016, 12:20 PM

In the wake of the attack, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar cut short his stay in Goa and returned to Delhi where he held a high level meeting which was attended by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and three Service chiefs.


3 January 2016, 12:16 PM

Director General of NSG reaches Pathankot airbase to review the situation

3 January 2016, 11:57 AM

NIA team reaches the Pathankot terror attack spot 

3 January 2016, 11:45 AM

1 of 4 injured in grenade blast, dies of wounds; he was Lt Colonel in NSG. The grenade went off during search operations. 

3 January 2016, 11:42 AM

Security beefed up in Jammu, Awantipur, Srinagar and Udhampur in the wake of Pathankot terror attack

3 January 2016, 11:40 AM

NIA to take up Pathankot terror attack probe offically from tomorrow; 12-member team led by NIA IG K Singh reaches the spot

3 January 2016, 11:38 AM

According to latest update, one Garud commando and 8 Defense Security Corps were injured in yesterday's Pathankot attack.

3 January 2016, 11:37 AM

Heavily-armed Pakistani terrorists on Saturday attempted to storm the Air Force base in Pathankot, triggering a day-long gunbattle in which three securitymen and four infiltrators were killed.

3 January 2016, 11:36 AM

The grenade went off during search operations by security personnel at Pathankot airbase. The mishap took place as personnel were destroying the unexploded ammunition.