PM, army chief to visit Sehwan today

February 17, 2017
Published in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa would visit Sehwan today (Friday), a day after suicide blast left more than 70 people dead at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine.

Officials said Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar would accompany the Prime Minister.

The army chief will be accompanied by military officials.

Dozens of people including 20 children were perished in yesterday’s blast that also left 200 injured, triggering countrywide security crackdown.

Since Thursday, the security forces have killed around 40 terrorists in raids and search operations. – Samaa


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