Mobile recovered at IAF base, NIA to continue SP's questioning

New Delhi, Jan 11: A mobile phone, an AK-47 magazine and a binocular were recovered on Monday from the IAF base in Pathankot even as authorities said the questioning of Punjab Police officer Salwinder Singh by the NIA will continue on Tuesday. "A 10-member team of the tiol Investigation Agency, led by an officer of deputy inspector general of police-rank, continued the search operation in the area where the gun battle with the terrorists took place. One AK-47 magazine, a mobile phone and a binocular were recovered from the scene," a home ministry statement said here.

Salwinder Singh will again be questioned on Tuesday as the process could not be completed on Monday, the statement added.

The NIA on Monday questioned Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh who is suspected of helping the terrorists who struck at the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in Punjab in the early hours of January 2.

The central agency said a 'Black Corner' notice will be issued for the identification of the bodies of four terrorists killed in the counter-offensive by security forces at the base.

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