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Not two, but eight columns of army were in Pathankot: Army Chief

New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on Wednesday said that there were some media reports that only two columns of the army were deployed in Pathankot area which was wrong, as there were eight Army teams which were deployed. He also said that he had given three directions to commander; security of assets, containment of the contact and maintenance of a strong cordon. He further stated that National Security Guard (NSG) is the best force to deal with hostage situation and that is why one team was deployed to handle the Pathankot issue.