The US has asked Pakistan to conduct a thorough, fair and transparent probe into the deadly terror attack on the IAF base in Pathankot . The US also wants to see the outcome of the investigation. State Department spokesperson John Kirby said yesterday United States encourages an aggressive approach to counter-terrorism operations by Pakistan and other regional powers.He acknowledged that the US has reached out to Pakistan after the Pathankot terror attack.
Meanwhile, the Pentagon has said communication between India and Pakistan is a hopeful sign that the two countries will be able to resolve their concerns bilaterally despite the terror attack in Pathankot.
Six terrorists, who had sneaked into the country from Indo-Pak border in Pakistan, had attacked Indian Air Force base in Pathankot during the intervening night of January 1 and 2. All the terrorist were killed during a counter-operation by Indian forces in which seven security personnel were killed.