Pathankot terror attack: Calls between terrorists and handlers accessed

Details of the calls made between the terrorists and their handlers in Pakistan have been reported by TIMES NOW.

Four calls took place between the attackers and the handlers between 12-30 AM and 2-30 AM on the intervening night of January 1 and January 2.

The conversations were made in Punjabi and Multani language where the handlers briefed locations to the attackers.

Heavily-armed Pakistani terrorists today attempted to storm the Air Force base in Pathankot, triggering a day-long gunbattle in which three securitymen and all the five infiltrators were killed, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise stopover in Lahore.

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Pak condemns Pathankot attack

January 2: Pakistan condemned the terror strike at an Air Force base in Pathankot by heavily-armed Pakistani terrorists and asserted that building on the goodwill created during the recent high level contacts, it remained committed to partner India in tackling terrorism.

“Pakistan condemns the terrorist incident in Pathankot, India, today, in which many precious lives have been lost. We extend heartfelt condolences to the government and people of India and the bereaved families and wish the wounded speedy and full recovery,” a Pakistan Foreign Office statement said.

The attack by terrorists, suspected to belong to Jaish-e-Mohammed outfit, took place at around 3.30 AM and three security personnel, including a Garud commando of the IAF, were killed in it. Four terrorists were also killed by the security forces.

“Building on the goodwill created during the recent high level contacts between the two countries, Pakistan remains committed to partner with India as well as other countries in the region to completely eradicate the menace of terrorism afflicting our region,” the Foreign Office statement said.

The attack came just a week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unscheduled visit to Pakistan and met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with an aim of improving ties and also ahead of the talks between the foreign secretaries of the two countries here on January 15.


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