Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan. 02 (ANI): Condemning the Pathankot terror attack, Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday stated that India has no place for terrorist forces, adding that such terrorist conspiracies won’t be successful in India.
“These terrorist conspiracies won’t be successful in India. It can never hamper the peace process. There are few disappointed forces which are threat to world peace,” Naqvi told ANI.
Naqvi further said that the whole world should unite against such forces.
“There is a strong message to these forces, that India has no place for them. If these forces try to hamper the peace of the nation, then they won’t be spared,” he added.
Two IAF personnel were martyred, six were injured and four terrorists killed in the gunbattle that ensued in the attack on the Air Force Base early in the morning today.
According to sources, the terrorists had infiltrated into India three days ago from Bahawalpur in Pakistan.
Security forces had been on high alert since yesterday following the attack on a senior police officer, due to which the attack today morning near the Air Force base was contained in the non-operational area of the base ensuring the safety of the civilians and protecting the Air Force equipments.
Based on the developments of yesterday the Army had sounded an alert accordingly and placed 2 Army Columns, a Special Forces team in the Air Force Station prior to the attack today. A National Security Guard team has also teamed up with them to foil the terrorist plans. (ANI)