RAWAPINIDI – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday said that enhanced security arrangements along Pak-Afghan border are to fight common enemy i.e. terrorists off all hue and colour.
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He was chairing a high level security meeting at GHQ. Pakistan and Afghanistan have fought against terrorism and shall continue this effort together, the Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) stated in a press release.
The Army chief directed for more effective border coordination and cooperation with Afghan Security Forces to prevent cross border movement of terrorists including all types of illegal movement.
The COAS also welcomed recent proposals from Afghan authorities to take forward the mutual coordination for results oriented efforts against terrorism.
Earlier, Pakistan moved heavy artillery towards the Pak-Afghan border in bid to foil the trespassing of terrorist and miscreants that pose a threat to the country.
On Saturday, following a week of deadly terrorist attacks in the country in which over 100 people were killed, the Pakistan army destroyed four militant hideouts across the Afghan border on Friday.
Pakistan forces had attacked the alleged training camp of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar – an offshoot of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan – located near the Pak-Afghan border and reportedly destroyed the compound and four other hideouts of suspected terrorists.