COAS visits military installations at Quetta garrison

Gen Qamar meets personnel injured during Chaman incident at CMH

News Desk May 11, 2017
Army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa. PHOTO: ISPR

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday visited military installations at Quetta garrison, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

"General Qamar Javed Bajwa interacted with young officers undergoing various courses at the school of infantry and tactics. He also delivered annual address to students of the Command and Staff College," the statement read.

According to the military's media wing, Gen Qamar "spoke on security perspective both external and internal with contours of response by army. He appreciated its efforts in bringing peace to the country and playing an active role in stability operations."

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The COAS also visited the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Quetta to meet the injured personnel of Chaman incident.

At least 10 people including a Frontier Corps personne, women and children were killed and 47 others injured when Afghan forces targeted troops guarding a census team in Chaman last week. In retaliatory fire, security forces "killed 50 Afghan soldiers".

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