ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Pakistan Navy personnel near Jiwani on Monday.
The minister, in a statement here, prayed for the swift recovery of those injured in the attack.
Two Naval officers died and at least three others were wounded in an ambush in Jiwani area of Gwadar district on Monday.
According to Pakistan Navy’s spokesman, the naval officers were transporting iftar items when their vehicle was targeted by four assailants on two motorbikes in Jiwani.
One officer embraced martyrdom instantly while another succumbed to his wounds on way to hospital.
The three wounded Naval personnel were shifted to Karachi for medical treatment.
Taking note of the incident, Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri condemned the incident, directing the levies and police to submit a report about the terrorist incident.
“We will not bow down before the terrorists,” Zehri said in his condemnation statement. – SAMAA
Story first published: 20th June 2017