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UK condemns Pathankot attack

Britain has condemned the attack on the Indian airbase in Pathankot that killed seven security personnel and injured others.

world Updated: Jan 07, 2016 18:33 IST
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Soldiers keep guard at the perimeter fence of the Indian air force base in Pathankot.
Soldiers keep guard at the perimeter fence of the Indian air force base in Pathankot.(AP)

Britain has condemned the attack on the Indian airbase in Pathankot that killed seven security personnel and injured others.

The acting high commissioner in New Delhi, Alexander Evans, said: “The UK strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Pathankot and offers condolences to the victims and their families. We are committed to working with India and other countries around the world to combat terrorism and bring the perpetrators of terrible crimes like these to justice”.

The attack put a question mark on recent initiatives by India to forge peace with Pakistan.

Read | India links talks with Pakistan to action over Pathankot attack