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PM Modi at Pathankot Air Force base, to conduct aerial survey of border areas

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:13 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reached the Pathankot Air Force base to take the first-hand assessment of the situation following the deadly terror strike.

Pathankot district was attacked by six terrorists from Pakistan on January 2. Seven security personnel were martyred and another 20 were injured in the attack.

Security forces have declared that the airbase has been fully sanitised after a massive combing operation by the Army, National Security Guard and IAF's Guard Commandos which spanned over three days.

According to reports, the Prime Minister will take an aerial survey including the border areas.

Earlier, the Minister of Home Affairs announced that four National Investigation Agency (NIA) teams are camping in districts of Punjab to verify the facts and examine witnesses in close cooperation with Punjab Police in the ongoing investigation.

(ANI)

First published: 9 January 2016, 1:31 IST
 
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