Joint search and intelligence based operations were conducted by Punjab Rangers, police and intelligence agencies in DG Khan, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Sialkot, Shakargarh and Jand, Attock and Sheikhupura under the umbrella of Pakistan Army’s countrywide operation Raddul Fasaad, Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. According to ISPR, 46 suspects were apprehended, 11 of which belonged to Afghanistan. Weapons and ammo were also recovered from the detainees.
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.
Four security personnel were among at least six persons killed when two Taliban suicide bombers today attacked a government compound in northwestern Pakistan’s restive tribal region. The explosion took place at the headquarters in Ghalanai in the Mohmand tribal region when two suicide bombers tried to enter the colony and when signaled to stop – one blew himself up while the other was killed by firing of security forces, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
In his first visit as army chief to Quetta, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday ordered to continue indiscriminate operation against militants across Balochistan. The army chief, who took the command of Pakistan’s powerful army from his predecessor Gen (r) Raheel Sharif last month, also praised the performance of security agencies in controlling the insurgency in the province, the ISPR said in a statement.