RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif while appreciating the valour of Security Forces, who successfully foiled terrorists bid to attack PAF and Army Aviation Base Quetta, has said that after operation Zarbe Azb, terrorists are on the run and making desperate attempts to cause damage to Pakistan.
He said their attempts would not bear fruit and they will not find any space to hide in the country. With the backing of the entire nation, we will InshAllah eliminate the scourge of terrorism from our soil forever.
The COAS said that security forces should continue to remain vigilant and respond promptly as they have done in Quetta to defeat nefarious designs of the terrorists.
Meanwhile, Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, visited PAF Base Samungli on Friday where security forces successfully eliminated the terrorists in an operation on Thursday night.
He was briefed about the sequence of operations against the miscreants by Air Commodore Salman Ahsan Bukhari, Base Commander PAF Base Samungli. The Air Chief while interacting with officers and security officials who directly participated in this operation, commended their courage, valor and spirit to sacrifice for the defence
of vital National Assets and installations.
The Air Chief also lauded their timely and quick response in the containment and elimination of miscreants’ nefarious designs.
Later, the Air Chief visited Combine Military Hospital (CMH) Quetta where he met all injured Troops and security officials who received injuries during the operation against terrorists attack at PAF Base Samungli and Khalid Army Aviation Base. The Air Chief was accompanied by Commander Southern Command Lt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua and IG FC Balochistan, Maj Gen M Ejaz Shahid.