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Dated: August 13, 2017
No PR-410/2017-ISPR

Rawalpindi - August 13, 2017: 

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff(COAS) visited Quetta today. COAS attended Namaz-e-Janaza of soldiers who embraced Shahadat in blast last night.  Governor Balochistan, CM Balochistan, Federal Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Aamir Riaz Commander Southern Command and other Civil / military officials attended Namaz-e-Janaza. COAS also visited injured of Quetta blast  at CMH Quetta  Cantt .

Later,  COAS was briefed about the incident at HQ SC.

COAS reiterated that our fight against terrorism shall continue till achievement of enduring peace and stability. He said that there is a need to have synergy between efforts of all state institutions to defeat terrorism in totality . COAS said that Pakistani Nation  shall celebrate Independence Day so as  to honour sacrifices of all 'Shuhada e Pakistan' who have laid their lives for a peaceful and prosperous Pakistan.

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COAS during his visit to CMH Quetta today met injured of yesterday's blast