Two men IAF killed as gunmen attack Indian air force base near Pakistan border.NEW DELHI: A gathering of four to five shooters assaulted an Indian aviation based armed forces base close to the fringe with Pakistan early Saturday, a top police official said, with battling continuous.No less than two Indian Air Force (IAF) staff and four aggressors have been killed after a furious gunbattle, the hindustantimes reported.
Two men IAF killed as gunmen attack Indian air force base near Pakistan border
“The base went under assault from four to five terrorists at around 3.30am. The gunfire is as yet going on,” Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh, chief general of police in Pathankot locale in Punjab state told AFP.
He included that there had been no harm to military aircraft at the base and that security powers were all the while attempting to recognize the assailants.
Pathankot is on the thruway that associate India’s rebellion wracked Jammu and Kashmir state with whatever remains of the nation. It’s likewise near India’s fringe with Pakistan.
Powers had put the state on high alarm on Friday after five shooters in armed force fatigues commandeered an auto driven by a senior cop, which was later discovered relinquished on the Pathankot-Jammu thruway.It was not yet clear if there was any connection with Saturday’s assault.In July, three shooters wearing armed force outfits opened flame on a transport and after that assaulted a police headquarters in the adjacent Gurdaspur area of Punjab, executing seven individuals including four policemen.While guerillas as often as possible target police in the unstable Kashmir district, Punjab, a larger part Sikh state, has to a great extent been saved the roughness.