Quetta (August 13, 2017): Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa attended the funeral prayers of the soldiers martyred in blast occurred in Quetta yesterday.
According to ISPR the funeral prayer was also offered by the Commander Southern Command, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, governor and chief minister of Balochistan.
Army Chief was briefed on the blast that targeted security forces vehicle in Pashin on Saturday night.
Army Chief vowed to continue war on terrorism till the establishment of durable peace and stability, while he urged on the need for joint efforts by all the departments to defeat terrorism.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that the nation would celebrate the Independece Day to pay tribute to the martyrs, who had laid down their lives to establish peace in the country.
Meanwhile, COAS visited the injured being treated at the Combine Military Hospital Quetta and inquired about their health.
Earlier on Saturday night, 15 people, including eight military personnel and seven civilians, were martyred and 32 others sustained injuries when a powerful blast targeted a military vehicle in Quetta.