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Parrikar meets NSA, service chiefs in the backdrop of Pathankot attack

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Manohar Parrikar, Indian Defence Minister

New Delhi – Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar met National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and three service chiefs on Saturday to asses the situation in the wake of an attack at an Indian Air Force base in northern Punjab.

According to police sources, two Indian Air Force (IAF) security personnel were killed and four others were injured in the terror attack in Punjab’s Pathankot town. Four terrorists were also killed in the gun-battle.

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The gunfight started around 3 a.m. following which there was a lull from 8 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. but some gunshots and blasts were heard from the air base later.

The search area has been expanded and forces are looking for a terrorist in hiding.