LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Information Secretary Shafqat Mahmood said that the party leadership has strongly condemned the brutal beheading of Pakistani soldiers at the hands of Afghanistan based militants. He added that party Chairman Imran Khan has expressed condolences to the bereaved families and prayed for the dead.
Mahmood said that the brutal incident exposed several key issues that need to be addressed.
“How come militants were able to get together and launch an attack across the border without being intercepted by either Afghan or the Nato forces?” he questioned.
“If they were not seen, it exposes massive incompetence and if they were, then it raises a very serious question about collusion with militants and complicity of Afghan government," he said.
Mahmood added that to ensure such attacks are not repeated, it is necessary that the government handles the matter at the diplomatic level and makes it clear to the Afghan government that such cross-border attacks would not be tolerated.
He said that the PTI wants the government to take the nation into confidence and make all the facts related to this brutal episode public.
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Imran Khan is never going to condemn TTP. Ever since he's joined hands with the JI and the so called "Defence of Pakistan Council", he's become a facilitator in chief for TTP atrocities. All they (TTP) need is this kind of support from a guy who wrongfully thinks that he represents 180 million people. They will claim that all Pakistanis support us (TTP). I am amazed at the people of Pakistan for their refusal to see clear and present danger of destabilization of the country. IK is a hateful man who is playing with the pride and emotions of ordinary people of Pakistan. We need to wake up and wake up quick before this hypocrite throws us over the brink. He can always go back to his western lifestyle after foolishly sacrificing the country at the altar of his overly inflated ego.
No law no Fight no strikes for our dear soldiers who are getting murdered by those Talibans shut off roads to Afghanistan
Unnecessary. Who in his right mind would not condemn. What's the need for this statement.
"Pakistan should summon the afghan diplomatic mission and let them hear loud and clear that this type of crossborder activity will result into something bigger than they could have imagined. We must not tolerate terrorist safe havens in afghanistan and the drones must be used to take out these safe havens. If any such incident happens after this than pakistan reserves the right to protect its national security"
Strong words. You sound like India in the 90s and 2000s. How things change.
Afghanistan will ask for evidence and proof which can be used in their courts. What if the Courts let them go a la Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan?
The saying "As you sow, shall you reap", really makes sense doesn't it. Its Karma really. What goes around comes around.
Imran con has carefully avoided criticizing the perps who are Taliban but has no problem throwing mud at soft targets like the afghan government and NATO.
@Imran Haider: Will PTI ever find anything wrong with these religious militants, and unequivocally condemn their heinous crimes?
PTI is a member of the Difa-e-Pakistan council whose members include these very same religious militants. There is no chance of PTI ever condemning its partners who commit these terrorist attacks.
Here you go again. Even the beheading of Pakistani soldiers is a fault of the NATO or Afghan forces! Will PTI ever find anything wrong with these religious militants, and unequivocally condemn their heinous crimes?
Pakistan should summon the afghan diplomatic mission and let them hear loud and clear that this type of crossborder activity will result into something bigger than they could have imagined. We must not tolerate terrorist safe havens in afghanistan and the drones must be used to take out these safe havens. If any such incident happens after this than pakistan reserves the right to protect its national security. Pakistan is already paying a huge price in providing assistance for the stability of afghanistan and they should not make our patience diminish.