Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday condemned the current assault on a Peshawar madressah the place eight had been killed and greater than 100 injured.
“The attack on a madressah is [an act of] enmity towards Islam,” stated the military chief throughout his go to to the Upper Dir Malakand division. The military chief directed troops to stay vigilant as incidents of terrorism proceed to rise over the previous couple of days.
“On December 16, 2014, the enemy targeted children in the APS massacre,”stated the military chief. “On October 27, the enemy targeted innocent children of a madressah,” he stated.
Gen Bajwa credited the nation for “rejecting the narrative of the militants” by displaying exemplary unity, including that the plenty stood united right now with the identical enthusiasm and resolve.
“We were united in grief yesterday, and the same is the case today,” he stated. “The enemy was the same yesterday and the enemy remains the same today.”
The military chief stated he had arrived within the space to display unity and share the grief of the harmless youngsters of the madressah who had been martyred within the bomb blast.
“We will not rest until we bring terrorists and their facilitators to their logical conclusion,” stated the military chief, including that the militants’ goal was to unfold terror and guarantee an environment of worry prevailed throughout the nation.
Gen Bajwa stated that academic establishments, harmless civilians and legislation enforcement businesses’ personnel had been the primary targets of the militants. He stated that Pakistan had expressed its resolve for a peaceable Afghanistan, cautioning Afghan refugees to avoid terrorists.
“Afghan refugees will have to stay alert regarding militants so they are not used, knowingly or unknowingly, in any terrorist incident,” stated Gen Bajwa.
The military chief later paid a go to to the Lady Reading Hospital the place victims of the bomb blast are being handled. He inquired after their well being in the course of the tour of the hospital.