Balochistan terrorist attack: FO pays tribute to the seven brave martyrs

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

27th Dec, 2020. 09:14 pm
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has on Sunday paid tribute to the martyred soldiers in Balochistan terrorist attack.

In a Twitter message, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafiz Chaudhry strongly condemned the heinous act at Balochistan check-post by anti-Pakistan elements.

“We pay tribute to 7 soldiers who embraced shahadat during a terrorist attack on a check-post in Harnai, #Balochistan. Such heinous acts by anti-Pakistan elements will only further strengthen our resolve in our fight against the menace of terrorism,” the tweet read. 

Also, Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Dr Arif Alvi express deep grief over the martyrdom of FC officials. They prayed higher status for the martyred in heaven and commiserated with the bereaved families.

Taking to his Twitter, PM Imran extends deepest condolences to the families of the martyrs, saying “Our nation stands with our courageous soldiers”.

“Saddened to hear of 7 brave soldiers martyrdom as a result of terrorist attack on FC post in Harnai Balochistan late last night. My heartfelt condolences & prayers go to their families. Our nation stands with our courageous soldiers who face attacks from Indian backed terrorists,” the tweet read.

On the other hand, Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar expressed regret over the martyrdom of Pak-Army security forces personnel in the attack. He also paid a glowing tribute to the martyrs.

He also extends deepest condolences and prayers to the families of the martyrs, saying “the martyred solderies are aour real heroes”.

The martyrs have established peace and stability across the homeland by sacrificing their precious lives, he said.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), during intense exchange of fire, seven brave soldiers embraced martyrdom while repulsing raiding terrorists.

Area has been cordoned off and escape routes have been blocked to apprehend fleeing miscreants, said ISPR.

A large scale search and clearance operation is in progress.

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