IA Chief Gen Dalbir Singh(q:is IA ready for cross border op if directed): Indian Army ready for any task given to us pic.twitter.com/OEwGSHPoB2— ANI (@ANI_news) January 13, 2016
IA Chief Dalbir Singh (q was Pathankot biggest attack on Indian military might since Kargil) No. It was 1 attack on 1 military installation. — ANI (@ANI_news) January 13, 2016
“I can assure that there was no issue of coordination between the forces at Pathankot,” General Suhag said according to ANI.
but since it was an airbase, its significance is there: Indian Army Chief Dalbir Singh— ANI (@ANI_news) January 13, 2016
India has given evidence,hopefully Pakistan would act on it-Army Chief Dalbir Singh on #PathankotEarlier, defence experts raised questions over security lapses that allowed a group of six terrorists to enter the heavily-fortified base. India’s Russian-made fleet of MiG-21 fighter jets and Mi-35 attack helicopters usually take off from this base. Questions were also raised on why commandos of the elite National Security Guard or NSG were summoned to lead the operation and not the army. On this, the Army chief said that the NSG is the best force to deal with a hostage situation. He said the NIA is still investigating the matter and they will inform further. He also mentioned that the weapons recovered from the spot had markings from Pakistan. After taking stock of of the anti-terror operation at the air force base, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar had earlier complimented the security forces for ensuring that there was no loss to any vital asset at the Air Force base.— ANI (@ANI_news) January 13, 2016