PM Modi chairs high-level meeting

New Delhi: Immediately after landing here on Sunday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is chairing a high-level meeting with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and other officials, says a tweeted the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

The meeting came in the wake of the attack at the Pathankot Air Force Station, where the combing operation for two terrorists is still on.

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi four terrorists had been neutralised last evening, while two more were being engaged by the security forces at the base.

“The coordination between all the agencies was very good and pro-active stance helped us in averting a much bigger and a major damage of calamity,” said Air Marshal Anil Khosla, Director General, Air Operations, Air Headquarters.

“In Pathankot airbase, the combing operation is still going on. During the search operation, a blast was reported from inside in which a Lt. Col. of the Indian Army lost his life and five commandos were injured who are being treated. The total number of martyrs during the operation has reached seven so far,” he added. (ANI)