Afghan president calls COAS Bajwa, condoles deaths in terror attacks

Afghan president calls COAS Bajwa, condoles deaths in terror attacks

Rawalpindi (Staff Report): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday telephoned Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa to condole the loss of innocent lives in recent terrorist attacks in Balochistan and KP.


According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), President Ghani also assured General Bajwa of “enhanced border security management” by the Afghan forces during elections in Pakistan.

Terrorist attacks during the election 2018 campaigns have stoked fear across Pakistan.

More than 170 people lost their lives in terrorist attacks targeting election campaigns in Mastung, Peshawar, and Bannu last week.

At least 130 including Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) candidate from PB-35 constituency, Nawabzada Siraj Raisani , were martyred when an explosion hit an election gathering in Darengarh area of Mastung on Friday.

On July 10, least 20 people including Awami National Party (ANP) leader Barrister Haroon Bilour lost their lives and more than 6o people were injured in an explosion which occurred  in the Yakatoot neighbourhood moments after Bilour arrived at the site of a corner meeting.