Watch the true account of the extraordinary fearlessness of Indian Special Forces during the 2016 Pathankot Terrorist Attack. India was rocked by terrorist attack committed at the New Year 2016 by a heavily armed group which targeted the Pathankot Air Force Station, part of the Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force.
It is believed that the attack was originally planned for 1st January, however, the terrorist left their walkie talkie in one of the hijacked vehicle and could not coordination with the other group already at the airport. Though the United Jihad Council, a Kashmir-based militant group, claimed responsibility for the attack, Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar and his brother Abdul Rauf Asghar are among four persons identified by Indian intelligence agencies as “handlers” behind the attack.
Questions were raised about the lack of clear command structure within the security forces, the long duration of the attack, high casualties, lack of co-ordination between various units and premature statements claiming the end of the attack in spite of receiving accurate intelligence about the attack.
Watch how Special Forces handled the attack in this very special episode from History TV in Hindi as well as English. Also check out our other article by Pathankot’s own resident in the aftermath of the 2016 Pathankot terrorist attack. Pathankot Does not Weep it Rocks