Army chief pays tribute to security guards of Pakistan Stock Exchange
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday said with support of our resilient nation, the security agencies would foil all efforts of enemies aimed at destabilizing hard earned peace achieved through sacrifices of our martyrs.
In a tweet shared by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), he paid glowing tributes to security guards of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) who sacrificed their lives as first responders vigilantly checking terrorists’ entry to the PSX and foiling a major terrorist incident.
The army chief appreciated the law enforcing agencies for their operational readiness and lauded prompt, effective and integrated response of Pakistan Rangers and Sindh Police, eliminating terrorists in shortest possible time.
In Karachi, Pakistan Rangers and Police foiled a terrorist attack on the building of Pakistan Stock Exchange on Monday and killed four terrorists.
According to details, terrorists tried to enter the building of Pakistan Stock Exchange using latest weapons and hand grenade, however, timely action of security forces thwarted this plan.
Five persons including a police officer and security guards were martyred and many others including a police officer were injured.
Police and Rangers have cordoned off the area and the injured are being shifted to nearby hospitals.
Huge cache of arms and ammunition was also recovered from the terrorist car found near Pakistan Stock Exchange building.
President Dr. Arif Alvi has condemned the terrorist attack on the building of Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi on Monday.
In a statement, he said Pakistan is determined to root out terrorism from its soil and terrorists will never succeed in their nefarious designs.
The President paid a rich tribute to security personnel, who foiled the terrorists’ bid by putting their own lives in danger. He said the role of security forces in overcoming terrorism and eradicating it is worth appreciation.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the terrorist attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi on Monday.
In a statement, he said members of the law enforcement agencies courageously took on the terrorists and foiled their bid. He said the entire nation is proud of the valiant personnel of the security agencies.
The Prime Minister also sympathized with the family members of the martyred security personnel and prayed for the early recovery of the injured.