COAS visits Bannu, pays tribute to martyrs
By News Desk
September 1, 2023 08:22 PM
COAS Gen Syed Asim Munir has visited Bannu where nine soldiers embraced martyrdom in a suicide attack on a military convoy, ISPR said on Friday.
The COAS was briefed on the ongoing operations and overall security situation.
The army chief enquired after the injured, the military media wings said, adding that the COAS heaped praised high morale and unflinching resolve of the troops.
He reiterated the anti-terror resolve, saying: “The Army will continue to act as a bulwark against terrorism to protect the nation from this scourge.”
Talking to officers and troops deployed in the area, the COAS emphasised: “The Army, law enforcement agencies and the nation can never be shattered by the cowardly tactics of the terrorists who have a misbelief that they can challenge the firm resolve of the soldiers and writ of the state.
He continued: “We have fought for long and will continue to fight off terrorism.
The nation pays rich tribute to those who have laid their lives and their sacrifices will be honoured forever.”
Earlier on arrival, COAS was received by the Peshawar corps commander.