ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif Sunday strongly condemned a suicide blast in Miranshah, North Waziristan in which six peeople including three security personnel embraced martyrdom.
The prime minister expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives and conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved families.
He also prayed for the high ranks of the departed souls and for the bereaved families to bear the losses with equanimity. He paid tributes to the sacrifices of Lance Hawaldar Zubair Qadir, sepoy Aziz Asghar and sepoy Qasim Maqsood.
He said that the entire nation felt pride over the supreme sacrifices of the armed forces of Pakistan which had always been a golden chapter in national history. “Such a display of valour and sacrifices had always remained a glowing principle of the armed forces of Pakistan which were kept alive by the martyrs,” he added.
The prime minister also expressed condolences with the bereaved families of martyred children including 4-year-old Anam, 8-year-old Ahsan, and 11-year-old Ahmad Hassan.
Expressing his resolve to root out the scourge of barbarity, he said that murderers of innocent children had been the enemies of Islam and humanity. He said that they would not rest till the facilitators and culprits behind this heinous act were brought to justice.
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb also strongly condemned the suicide blast in Miranshah area of North Waziristan.
In a statement, she said that miscreants wanted to disturb the law and order situation but such cowardly acts could not dampen the spirits of the nation. She said the sacrifices of security personnel for restoration of law and order in the country will not go in vain.
The minister expressed her deep felt condolences to the families of security personnel and children martyred in the blast. She prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved families to bear these irreparable losses with fortitude.