Pathankot: Smoke could be seen coming out of the Indian Air Force (IAF) air base near here on Sunday evening as the gunfight between security forces and terrorists continued.
Police sources said six security personnel have been killed in the opertion.
With this, the security forces have eliminated four terrorists, the sources said.
“The smoke can be seen coming from a building which was blown up by security forces to eliminate a terrorist,” a police officer said.
Earlier during the day, A powerful blast killed an NSG officer at the IAF base near here and firing was heard inside on Sunday as security forces searched for terrorists still holed up after an audacious terror attack that has left seven security personnel dead.
National Security Guard (NSG) commandos and the army’s para-commandos (special forces) were engaged in a gunfight with terrorists still believed to be inside and have been cornered.