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Mehran base attack: Navy places blame on PAF for poor security

KARACHI: Pakistan navy has shifted the blame of poor security of PNS Mehran Base on the PAF and said that the real target of the terrorists were P3C Orion planes. Navy authorities briefing the media told on Monday that terrorists entered the Mehran base from the area controlled by the Airforce and the responsibility of security of that area was of PAF. The authorities told that terrorists destroyed the Navy aircrafts PC 3 Orion through rockets.

During the attack 11 Chinese and 6 Americans were present at the base however they were evacuated safely through bullet proof vehicles. They told that two terrorists did fire at the cars evacuating the foreigners however their staff successfully evacuated them. They further told that involvement of external forces in the attack cannot be ruled out.-Online

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