Proud of jawans who gave befitting reply to enemies of humanity: PM Modi

Datta Nagar (Mysuru): Lauding the Security Forces for successfully containing the terror attack on the Air Force Base in Pathankot in Punjab , Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he is proud of the jawans who gave befitting reply to the enemies of humanity.
“Enemies of humanity can’t see India develop, such elements attacked in Pathankot but our forces did not let them succeed. Proud of our Jawans and security forces. Our security forces are more than capable of giving a befitting reply to these elements,” Prime Minister Modi said while inaugurating the Centenary Celebrations of Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji of Sri Suttur Math at Avadhoota Datta Peetham here.

“I want to assure the people of this country that we won’t let the enemies of humanity succeed,” he added.

Eight people including three security personnel were killed in a militant attack at Indian Air Force (IAF) base in Pathankot District of Punjab on Saturday.

At least five militants barged into the air base at around 03:00 am and started indiscriminate firing. Though no militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far but local media reports said that the militants are operatives of Pakistan- based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).(ANI)