Fresh gunfire erupts at attacked Indian air base

January 2, 2016 1:16 PM

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Fresh gunfire erupts at attacked Indian air base

PATHANKOT, India -- Suspected militants entered an Indian air force base near the border with Pakistan on Saturday and exchanged fire with security forces for hours, leaving at least four gunmen and two Indian soldiers dead, officials and news reports said.

The attack, which was seen as an attempt to undo recent progress made in the relationship between rivals India and Pakistan, began a couple of hours before dawn, and by late morning it appeared that the violence had ended with the killing of the gunmen by Indian forces. But just two hours later, fre...

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