Pakistani panel to probe airbase attack

August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force has formed a five-member committee to probe the terror attack at Kamra airbase, a media report said Friday.

Pakistan Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafiq Butt, formed the five-member committee to look into the terror strike under the chairmanship of Air Marshal Ather Hussain Bukhari, reported Geo News.

A Pakistan Air Force spokesperson said the other four members of the committee are experts in various fields.

Nine militants and a soldier were killed in the brazen attack at Kamra airbase in Punjab province Thursday morning. An intense gunfight broke out between the militants and security personnel in Attock, a district that is considered to be one of the areas where Pakistan stores its nuclear arsenal. The attack took place a year after a terror strike at the Karachi airbase.

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