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Terrorist Attack PAF Faisal airbase Pakistani Naval Air Base planes destroyed

Terrorist Attack PAF Faisal airbase Pakistani Naval Air Base planes destroyed

Updated Monday, May 23, 2011 12.15 PM IST

The terror attack occurred at about 10:30 p.m. Pakistan Time.
The terrorists apparently entered the naval base and hangers through the Pakistan Air Force museum

The high-security area where the attack occurred houses the PAF's Southern Air Command, Air War College and museum as well as PNS Mehran, the main naval air station in Karachi.

Over 10 terrorists stormed a military airbase in this southern port city and killed four naval personnel as they lobbed grenades and fired indiscriminately.
The terrorists lobbed several grenades and exchanged heavy fire with security forces.
Officials of the Citizens Police Liaison Committee confirmed that at least four naval personnel were killed.

Government officials to told to media that Terrorists blew up a PC3 Orion aircraft in the daring attack at Pakistan Air Force's (PAF) Faisal airbase which also houses PNS Mehran, the naval air station.

Security officers told that nearly 15 terrorist are involved in the attack in the highly secured area were believed to be holed up inside the base.

Interior Minister Rehman Malik told that "We have dispatched naval commandos and para-military rangers to the base to tackle the situation
Further he said that the terrorists were still within the airbase and naval commandos and paramilitary Pakistan Rangers were deployed to counter them

Hundreds of paramilitary personnel surrounded the airbase while commandos from the army's elite Special Services Group were sent in to sweep the area.

Ahmed Chennai, head of the Citizens Police Liasion Committee in the city told a television channel that one of the explosions was near the PAF Faisal base museum while the second explosion occurred at the naval airport and hangers inside the Faisal base

The Naval base has helicopters, ammunition and surveillance planes.

US Embassy has declared that no U.S. nationals were killed in the attack.

Pakistan Taliban (TTP) has reportedly said they are responsible for the air force base attack.

Updated Monday, May 23, 2011 12.15 PM IST

After a 12-hour gun battle at naval base Pakistani commandos killed four terrorists and arrested four others.

Four terrorists killed themselves in a blast.

The banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan and Baloch separatists claimed the responsibility for the brazen attack on the base by 15-20 gunmen.

Ehsanullah Ehsan told Reuters by telephone from an undisclosed location that
"It was the revenge of martyrdom of Osama bin Laden.
Malik blamed Taliban for the attack.

Reports say 24 explosions were heard at the spot and terrorist burned two patrol planes

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deeps May 23, 2011  

Obviously, minus osama or otherwise, the world is nt yet a better place
Pak army got a job in their hands to do

sm,  May 23, 2011  


chitra May 23, 2011  

was watching this on early morning news and expected a post fro you.

SM May 23, 2011  


Bikram May 23, 2011  

Well in punjabi there is a famous saying
meaning a snakes child is a snake always ..

and pakistan has been feeding these outfits for a long time and are paying for the wrong decisions they made.

Having a lion as pet doesnot make you invinscible to them , they do turn back and bite ..

High time our nehgbour took some decisions and genuinly helps in uprooting the terrorist outfits , becasue for a terrorist its doesnot matter who they killing ...


SM May 23, 2011  

yes agree with you.
When lion becomes mad or hungry he will eat his own master.