Chief of Military Employees (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday visited Parachinar, a press release issued by Inter-Providers Public Relations (ISPR) stated.
The military chief, who lately returned from an official go to to Turkey, will spend the second day of Eid in Parachinar the place at the very least 72 people died and at the least 200 others have been injured in twin blasts final Friday.
Members of the Shia group in Parachinar, capital of Kurram Company ─ a primarily Shia space within the tribal belt ─ held protests towards the assault claimed by the banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi al-Alami.
They said that they would end the sit-in after Gen Bajwa and Inside Minister Chaudhry Nisar got here to barter with them.
“All of us are united as Muslim and Pakistanis. Enemy’s makes an attempt to focus on sectarianism shall not succeed,” the army’s media wing quoted the military chief as saying on the event of his go to.
The COAS additionally met with numerous spiritual leaders and clergymen over a forty eight-hour interval in a bid to encourage sectarian concord, sources aware about the event advised DawnNews.
Gen Bajwa is predicted to spend the remainder of his day within the metropolis and also will go to Karachi and Quetta, the sources added.
Within the days main as much as Eid, the nation noticed a spate of terror assaults that left no less than ninety individuals lifeless.
On Friday, a minimum of 14 individuals together with 10 policemen have been killed in a blast targeting police in Quetta that was claimed by each the militant Islamic State group and the Jamaatul Ahrar, and in Karachi four policemen were killed in a drive-by capturing as they opened their quick at a roadside restaurant the identical day.
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