Khawaja Asif strongly condemns blast

SIALKOT: Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Sunday strongly condemned a terrorist blast at Dera of Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada at his native village Shadi Khan, Attock.

He said terrorists had no caste and creed and the government was making strenuous efforts to weed out terrorism.

Talking to APP at the Muslim League House, the minister reiterated that terrorism would be rooted out with an active support of the people in the country.

He added that some elements wanted to sabotage development process initiated by the government through their malicious activities but their evil disgns would be foiled.

The Pak Army was carrying Zarb-i-Azb operation for the elimination of terrorists which was successfully underway and would be continued till weeding out terrorists completely,he said.

The whole nation was backing the operation launched against terrorism for peace, Asif said.

He urged the people to forge complete unity among their ranks and keep a vigilant eye on suspects in and close to their areas.

“We can defeat enemies of humanity and the country with unity and under the prevailing circumstances unity has become more imperative for complete elimination of terrorists”, he added.