Scare outside Pathankot Air base, suspicious man detained

Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016,21:09 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Pathankot (Punjab) | A scare was created tonight after a man with a bag was spotted moving in a suspicious manner outside the Pathankot Air base, which was the target of a terror attack till yesterday.
The bearded man, wearing a ‘khaki’ coloured trousers, was immediately detained by the security personnel, including those of the IAF, after he apparently did not heed to the directive to open his bag.
Aiming their guns at him, the security personnel asked him to keep the bag away and lie on the ground. The man was probed by the security personnel, including by Punjab Policemen, about his antecedents and his movement.
This continued for about 15-20 minutes after which the man was taken away for proper questioning. The Air base here was attacked by six terrorists on Saturday last and the operation to flush them out continued till yesterday.