On Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan lauded the security forces of Pakistan, honouring their services for foiling the terror attacks in Balochistan.
Taking to Twitter, the premier said the nation stood united behind the security forces of the country.
“We salute our security forces. They repulsed terrorist attacks against camps in Naushki & Panjgur, Balochistan. The nation stands united with our security forces who continue to render great sacrifices to protect us,” Imran Khan wrote.
Meanwhile, Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed also issued a statement to praise the services of the security forces.
In a video statement on Twitter, the minister said terrorists attacked Naushki and Panjgur on Wednesday night.
“In Naushki, a total of nine terrorists were killed. Meanwhile, four of our soldiers were martyred. In Panjgur, six terrorists were killed. The great forces of Pakistan thwarted the terrorists and their heneious intentions.”
He said the terrorists had been thrown out of Panjgur and Naushki as the security forces “kept their tradition alive.”
“This is our victory. The Pakistan Army stood successful against terror as per their routine,” he said.
However, later Rasheed revealed that five terrorists were still present in Panjgur.
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“The Pakistan army will defeat them as well,” he concluded.
Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo also showered praise on the security forces of the country for thwarting the attacks. “Terrorists cannot spark fear in our security forces with cowardly attacks. We are making history.”
In a recent event, four soldiers were martyred, and 15 terrorists were killed – an attempted attack at the camps of the security forces at two separate locations, Naushki and Panjgur, in Balochistan.
The Baloch Liberation Army claimed the attacks. It is pertinent to state that the incidents are the latest in a series of attacks in the province. The attacks come a week after soldiers were martyred in a deadly attack on a security forces check post in Balochistan’s Kech district.