Video added: Militants attack Kamra Air Base

Attock: At least eight militants on Thursday night attacked Kamra Air Base, one of key bases of Pakistan Air Force.
According to sources, the militants tried to take hostages and destroy warplanes standing at the Kamra Air base.
According to sources, the militants attacked the base around 2.30 am PS, using heavy weaponry including hand grenades and IED’s.
Chief of Army Staff Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt were also informed about the deadly attack.
JF-17 Thunder are assembled at the base and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex is also situated near it.
Normally, more than 30 aircrafts remain parked at the base at a time.
The attack is similar to that one on Karachi Naval Base PNS Mehran happened on May 22, 2011 in which militants killed several Naval personnel besides destroying two P-3C Orion aircrafts.
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Army battalions were called to tackle the situation while 111 brigade of the army has reached the spot in order to overcome the deadliest attack.
Pakistan Air force has confirmed the attack but no details regarding the bodies and injured were issued.
Interior Minister Rehman Malik has ordered to step up security at all airports and military installations across the country.
Pakistan army denies mobilisation of 111 brigade and said that army commandos have reached the site.
Militants are wearing uniforms of security forces, according to some reports.
Sources said six militants killed after fierce battle while there were also reports of injuries on the military side.
One body of militant recovered with explosives belted around his waist.