Gunmen Attack Indian Air Force Base Near Pakistan Border: Police

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Saturday January 2, 2016
NEW DELHI (BNA) A group of four to five gunmen attacked an Indian air force base near the border with Pakistan early Saturday (Jan 1), a top police official said, with fighting ongoing.
"The base came under attack from four to five terrorists at around 3:30 am. The gunfire is still going on," Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh, director general of police in Pathankot district in Punjab state told AFP.
"Two of the attackers are believed to be dead in the gunfight while the rest are holding out inside one of the buildings in the base," he said.
He added that there had been no damage to fighter planes at the base and that security forces were still trying to identify the attackers.

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