Army will support Sindh Police in all aspects: General Raheel
KARACHI: military chief general Raheel Sharif on Thursday certain the Sindh police of Pakistan military’s aid within the civilian drive’s efforts toward removing terrorism from the province.
“In his telephonic conversation with Sindh Police chief ad Khawaja the army chief guaranteed army’s whole help to the police in all features and mentioned terrorism will probably be eliminated from each province of the country,” mentioned a assertion issued through the Sindh Police on Thursday.
Seven policemen guarding polio staff gunned down in Karachi
The navy chief’s announcement comes a day after Sindh Police lost seven of its personnel escorting a polio vaccinating group in two separate terror assaults in Karachi. Common Raheel also expressed deep grief and sorrow over the deaths of the police personnel besides delivering his condolences to the bereaved families, the communiqué brought.
As a minimum seven police officials have been killed in two separate attacks as unidentified armed men opened fire at them in Karachi’s Orangi city on Wednesday.
The assaults took location within 600 metres of each different close a market, a senior police reputable stated. “One took place on the three policemen who were escorting a polio crew, the policemen were walking after they were attacked,” said the reliable, Ali Asif. “in the 2nd incident, 4 policemen in a police van had been particular.”
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) splinter workforce Jamaatul Ahrar had claimed responsibility for the attack.
Following the attack, polio employees had known as off the vaccination force despite the residence minister’s order for it to be persisted consistent with time table. A 4-day polio vaccination force was once launched in all six districts of Karachi, Hyderabad and Kotri tehsil of Jamshoro on Monday.
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A complete of 6,200 wellness staff had been to participate in their duty in Karachi’s 188 union councils. To be certain their safety, the police offered 5,000 personnel.
In January, a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a polio vaccination centre in Quetta, killing at the least 15 people, as a rule police, officers mentioned.
The policemen had been gathering external the centre to accompany polio workers on the 1/3 day of a vaccination campaign which can be commonly detailed by way of Taliban and other militant businesses in Pakistan.