Aftermath of Pathankot Attack
Pathankot/New Delhi : Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar on Tuesday, 05 January 2015, Four days after suspected Pakistani terrorists raided the Indian Air Force basee in Pathakot admitted "security lapses" that led to the terror attack that left seven security personnel and all six terrorists dead.
Manohar Parrikar said the battle against the terrorists who sneaked into the Airforce base before dawn on Saturday, 2nd January 2016 effectively ended after around 36 hours (at 7.30 p.m. on Sunday, 3rd January 2016) and that combing operations going on since then were "for safety purposes". Combing Operations are likely to be completed by Wednesday.
Meanwhile Pakistan Prime Minister Navaz Shariff on Tuesday promised his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi that Islamabad will take "prompt and decisive action" against the terrorists linked to the attack.