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An Indian security personnel stands guard inside the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot in Punjab

An Indian security personnel stands guard inside the Indian Air Force (IAF) base at Pathankot in Punjab, January 4, 2016. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Photos: Pathankot martyr honoured, army soldiers on high alert

The body of Lieutenant Colonel E K Niranjan, a bomb expert with the National Security Guard who was killed while defusing a grenade at the scene of the terror attack at Pathankot IAF base, was brought to Bengaluru today.

Meanwhile, security forces killed one more terrorist during the combing operation at the Pathankot air base on Monday afternoon, taking the total number of ultras killed so far to five.

Seven security personnel have been martyred so far in the operation.