Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday said that fencing on Pak-Afghan border has been started and Bajaur and Mohmand agencies being high threat zones were the first priority in this regard. He stated this while talking to troops at Suran and Kalaya during his visit to Pak-Afghan border areas in Mohmand and Orakzai Agency.He added that Pakistan Army shall employ all resources required for defence of the motherland and security of the peace-loving Pakistani tribes.
Chief of Army Staff General (COAS) Qamar JavedBajwa on Thursday arrived in China for a three-day official visit and meet Chinese leadership where both sides agreed to continue and further increase their military to military cooperation. According to the ISPR, the Army chief held meetings at Beijing with Executive Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, Vice Chairman Central Military Commission General Fan Changlong, Chief of Joint Services Department Genera Fang Funghui and Commander People’s Liberation Army (PLA) General Li Zuocheng.
RAWALPINDI – Rangers arrested 600 suspects including two Afghan nationals during a search operation in Punjab as the Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad is in full swing. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of Pakistan Army, said that Rangers conducted search operations in different parts of the province, including Layyah, Rawalpindi and others. The officials checked suspected houses, madrsas and shops. Four militants were killed in an exchange of fire during the search operation, while facilitators of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar have also been apprehended. After a fresh wave of terrorism, Pakistan Army launched ‘Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad’ across the country to root out terrorism without any discrimination on February 22.
Two army jawans were killed and five others — two soldiers, two civilian women and a BSF officer — were injured as Pakistani army opened unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati and Poonch sectors of Poonch district today, violating the ceasefire. In Krishna Ghati, Pakistani army opened fire in a bid to facilitate two infiltration bids, killing one soldier, an army officer said, adding that the attempts to push in infiltrators have been foiled.