Here is how it happened:

  • Jalandhar SP Salwinder Singh and two others were yesterday abducted by militants.
  • They were thrashed and later dumped near Tajpur village.

  • A series of meetings was held by NSA with Army Chief and top IB officers in this regard.
  • Army and NSG were put on alert and rushed to Pathankot overnight.
  • The intelligence had alerted a possible terror attack in Pathankot.

  • A group of five terrorists, with huge quantity of RDX in their possession, made their way to air force base from back side where there is a jungle.
  • Militants of Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist group, in army uniform launched the attack at 3.30 am today.

  • The alert security personnel retaliated strongly to attack.
  • The attempts made by militants to enter the air force base were futile and could only occupy the langar area nearby
  • In a joint effort by NSG and Army, four militants were gunned down
  • An IAF official was also killed in the fierce gun battle between militants and the security personnel.

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