Two army officials martyred in North Waziristan attack

12 Dec, 2017 12:20 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Two more officials of Pakistan Army were martyred in a terrorist attack in North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday.

In a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed and Sepoy Basharat were martyred after terrorists fired on their vehicle from the surrounding mountains.

Lt Abdul moeed 21 years old recently passed out from PMA was resident of Burewala, Vehari and Sep Basharat, 21 years old having 3 years military service resident of village Danyor, Gilgit.

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa paid rich tribute to the martyrs. Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa said that “Freedom isn’t free, it costs sons of the soil. Freedom that we enjoy today is owed to so many such brave hearts. Salute to our Martyrs”.

On the other hand, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has strongly condemned terrorist attack on a vehicle of the Pakistan Army at North Waziristan.

In his condolence message, he stated that these matchless sacrifices of precious human lives, in the war against terrorism, will always be remembered as they form the most important aspect of our national history.

The premier said that as a nation, we will never forget the greatest contribution of our valiant Armed Forces in the war against the enemies of our country.

Meanwhile, Minister for Defence Khurram Dastgir has also condemned the terrorist attack.

The National Assembly, which resumed its session in Islamabad this morning with Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in the chair, offered fateha for the two soldiers martyred in an attack on army vehicle by the terrorists in North Waziristan Agency.



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