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At least four security personnel embraces martyrdom in Quetta today

Quetta (Monitoring Desk): At least four security personnel have embraced martyrdom in Quetta attack today when militants attacked their vehicle in Langovabad area.

Police officials said unidentified attackers targeted the vehicle while it was on routine patrol duty on Sariab Road and fled after the attack.

Following the incident, security and rescue personnel reached the site, cordoned off the area and began a search operation.

The bodies of the deceased, whose institutional identity is yet to be ascertained, were shifted to a nearby hospital.

On January 28, a policeman was killed in Quetta’s Hazarganji area in a targeted attack while on January 18, two Baluchistan Constabulary officials were killed in Quetta.

Path to regional peace, stability passes through Afghanistan: COAS

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa Tuesday reiterated that the path to regional peace and stability passed through Afghanistan.

He was speaking at the Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference held at Kabul, said a statement issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Commander USCENTCOM, Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and Army Chiefs of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan also attended the Conference.

The conference concluded to continue cooperation for peace and stability in the region.

The COAS said that regions developed as a whole, not individual countries. He said Pakistan had eliminated all terrorist sanctuaries from its soil, however, residual signatures of terrorists, who take advantage of presence of 2.7 million Afghan refugees and absence of effective border security coordination, were also being traced and targeted through ongoing operation Radd ul Fasaad.