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COAS spends first day of Ramazan with ‘Jawans’ at warfront

Latest Update: June 19, 2015 | 105 Views
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ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif spent the first day of Ramazan at the warfront in Khyber Agency as he monitored the progress of ongoing operation in the area.

Army chief took briefing about the operation’s progress as he spent the day with soldiers fighting against militancy in the warfront.

Gen. Raheel expressed determination of cleansing the country from terrorism. He said that facilitators of terrorists in the whole country would be brought to justice.

COAS lauded the valor and bravery of soldiers and officers fighting against terrorism in the area.

“War is ongoing in few areas of Pak-Afghan border as Pakistan army successfully destroyed the strongholds of militants,” Gen. Raheel said.

COAS said that foreign-made explosive landmines were placed to create obstruction in the areas where forces conducted operation.

“Operation in Khyber Agency is tough,” Gen. Raheel added.

Army chief also visited the anti-terrorism center during his visit where he monitored the learning and rehabilitation process of those who surrendered to the forces.

Army Chief also lauded the support of tribal people during the operation.