Pathankot Terror Strike: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets top officials to discuss strategy


Narendra Modi


After yet another strike by Pakistan based terrorists the Prime Minister Narendra Modi  held a meeting with top officials to discuss the Pathankot terror attack. Soon after returning from his two-day visit to Karnataka, Modi alarmed by the developments  chaired a meeting of top officials including National Security Adviser  Ajit Doval  and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar.

“Immediately on landing in Delhi, PM Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting with the NSA, Foreign Secretary and other officials,” the PMO said. Earlier , Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar briefed Prime Minister Modi on the latest situation at the Pathankot air base. Both were present at a HAL function in Tumakuru in Karnataka.

Pathankot air base is under terror attack . The security forces have already killed four terrorists and two more are believed to be still holed-up inside the base, and an operation is underway to flush them out.
Fresh exchange of fire was reported at the attack site between the security forces and terrorists holed-up inside the air force base.
A joint combing operation by the armed forces, police and security personnel was still underway and the NIA has taken over the probe into the terror attack. The operation has now entered the third day .

The latest terror strike comes just days after Pm Modi’s dramatic visit to Lahore and his meeting with pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The attack in  Pathankot has put a question mark over the  forthcoming Indo- Pak foreign secretary level talks  scheduled soon .