Updated: December 5, 2019 10:18:37 am
The Indian Air Force (IAF) Thursday said Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria was safe, following reports of a shooting incident at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii, where he is participating in a conclave of air chiefs. A US Navy sailor killed two people before taking his own life at the military base in the early hours of the morning.
The two deceased were reportedly civilians working for the US Department of Defense. The motive of the attack has not been ascertained.
“The IAF Chief and his team are safe,” said a spokesperson of the IAF.
Another official said while the IAF Chief is staying at the US air force base in Pearl Harbor, the incident of shooting took place in the naval base. The official added that the two places are not close to each other.
The IAF Chief and his team are in Hawaii to participate in the Pacific Air Chiefs’ Symposium 2019 (PACS 2019). The theme of this year’s symposium is ‘A Collaborative…