Tamil Diplomat

Gunmen attack India air force base

At least six people have been killed in an attack on an Indian air force base close to the border with Pakistan, reports say.Four gunmen who entered the Pathankot base in a hijacked car are dead along with two guards, officials said.The base is on the main highway leading to Indian-administered Kashmir.

The incident comes days after the Indian and Pakistani leaders Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif met in Lahore to launch a surprise peace initiative.The whole of India’s Punjab state has been placed on alert.(BBC,2015)