COAS visits working boundary, lauds troops morale
Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Friday visited the working boundary and Rangers Headquarters in Sialkot and appreciated the high morale of troops deployed there.
According to the details shared by the director general of Inter-Services Public Relations, Major General Asim Bajwa, the army chief lauded the efforts of troops deployed at the working boundary for replying to the Indian aggression in a befitting manner.
The army chief also visited the Combined Military Hospital in Sialkot to inquire about the health of civilians injured as a result of unprovoked by Indian border security forces.
"India has blatantly violated the ceasefire agreement along the working boundary and line of control," Gen Raheel was quoted as saying. He further said that Indian has crossed all limits to terrorise Pakistani citizens and has disregarded the international conventions and norms.
"We can sense that there is definite linkage between terrorism being sponsored by India in various parts of Pakistan and belligerence along the working boundary and line of control," the army chief asserted.
ISPR also released the figures of Friday's casualties stating that eight people were martyred at the working boundary, including one woman and one child. It further stated that "47 people were injured including 24 women and 11 children".
Meanwhile, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said Pakistanthat security situation in the country has greatly improved as a result of Operation Zarb-e-Azb and implementation of National Action Plan. He said national consensus against war on terror is our real strength.
The Minister said lasting peace, stability, and development in Afghanistan are in the best interest of Pakistan. He said we want friendly relations with neighboring countries on the basis of equality. He lauded the unmatched and numerous sacrifices rendered by the people of Pakistan in ongoing war on terror.