Top military brass vows to bring Peshawar blast perpetrators to book


Chief of Army Staff Gen Syed Asim Munir said on Tuesday that immoral and cowardly acts as deadly blast at Police Lines, Peshawar, cannot shake the resolve of the nation but rather reinvigorate our determination to succeed in the ongoing war against terror with zero tolerance for any terrorist entity.”

This was stated by Gen Asim Munir while presiding over the 255th Corps Commanders’ Conference held at GHQ, a day after the suicide blast in Peshawar’s strictly-guarded Police Lines area.

During the meeting the participants were briefed in detail about prevailing and emerging threats, situation in IIOJK and ongoing intelligence based operations being undertaken by Army and LEAs for breaking the nexus between terrorists and their support mechanism across the country.

The top army brass also paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Peshawar Police Lines blast and vowed that perpetrators will be brought to “exemplary justice”.

Addressing the meeting, the Army Chief directed all the commanders to continue focus on anti-terrorism operations in coordination with intelligence and law enforcement agencies with renewed resolve till the time we achieve sustainable peace.

The forum, taking notice of human rights violations and Indian design to alter demographics of IIOJK, reaffirmed Army’s commitment to Pakistan’s support to indigenous freedom struggle of brave Kashmiri people as per relevant UN resolutions and aspirations of the people of the Kashmir.