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Operation against terrorists to continue unabated, says COAS Munir

Operation against terrorists to continue unabated, says COAS Munir


'These forces of evil will continue to face full might of the state'

RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir resolved on Saturday that operation against terrorists would continue unabated and the armed forces, intelligence and law enforcement agencies shall not rest till the menace of terrorism is rooted out from the country.

The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement said army chief visited Quetta, where he was briefed on recent terrorist attacks in Mastung and Zhob.

The briefing was also attended by interior minister, chief minister Balochistan and key Provincial ministers along with senior civil and military officials. The participants offered Fateha for the martyrs of Mastung, Hangu and Zhob incidents.

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COAS paid rich tribute to the martyrs and remarked, “Such incidents of Terrorism on 12 Rabi’ al-Awwal, depicts the ill intent of the Khawarij, who have the backing of State Sponsors of Terrorism. These terrorists and their facilitators, having no link with religion and ideology, are proxies of the enemies of Pakistan and its people. These forces of evil will continue to face full might of the state and security forces backed by a resilient nation”.

Gen Asim Munir emphasised, “People of Pakistan have rejected terrorists’ pseudo ideology and propaganda of their backers and they are fully committed to peace, economic progress & human development which indeed is causing lot of distress to forces of evil in and outside of Pakistan”.

COAS visited CMH Quetta, where he met the injured and families of Mastung incident who are being provided full medical care by Pakistan Army.

He also lauded the bravery and resilience of Balochistan Police and law enforcement personnel. He assured full cooperation and support to the families of martyrs and assured them that terrorists, their abettors and facilitators will not be spared.

Earlier on arrival, COAS was received by Chief Minister Balochistan and Commander Balochistan Corps.