AWARAN: Three Pakistan Army soldiers, including Captain Taha, on Thursday embraced martyrdom and two others got injured in a terrorist attack in Awaran district of Balochistan.
The two other fallen soldiers are Sepoy Kamran Satti and Sepoy Mehtar Jan. The Army convoy was targeted with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on its way via Awaran.
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Jawed Bajwa said that none could deter our resolve to defeat enemies and safeguard our country. He said three more sons laid their lives for their motherland in Awaran.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) February 16, 2017
There has been concern among nation that one after another terrorist attacks are being carried out in Pakistan to hinder the bid to revive cricket in the country. Pakistan Cricket Board has already announced to hold Pakistan Super League final in Pakistan “come what may”. The Army chief has also expressed resolve to extend full support for PSL final in Lahore.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in a statement has expressed grief over demise of the soldiers who embraced martyrdom in Balochistan.
The PM stated that enemy could only resort to such cowardly acts and could not face the valiant forces of Pakistan.
“Armed forces have shown through their sacrifices that defence of the motherland is in safe hands. Martyred soldiers are pride of the nation,” he said.
He also expressed condolences with the bereaved families of the martyrs.
A terrorist attack near Punjab Assembly in Lahore had claimed at least 13 lives including two top police officials of the province on Monday.
This should be noted that India has been found actively involved behind terrorism in several areas of Pakistan specially Balochistan.
Earlier, three another soldiers also embraced martyrdom on Monday after Indian Army opened unprovoked firing across the Line of control (LoC).