COAS Bajwa praised for humbly embracing the victims of Machh tragedy

People of Pakistan had called out the civil and military leadership on social media to protect the vulnerable Hazara Shia community from targeted attacks against them.

COAS Bajwa Machh

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, on Wednesday garnered praise on social media for embracing the victims of the Machh tragedy.

A picture of him embracing a little girl, daughter of one of the martyred in the Machh tragedy earlier this month. A heartwarming picture of COAS Bajwa circulated on social media extensively. Netizens praised him for his humble and kind gesture for the victims.

Inter-Services Public Relations, ISPR, had shared the pictures of COAS’s meeting with the bereaved families on Twitter.

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“#COAS visited Quetta today on a day-long visit. Given detailed security brief at HQ Southern Command, met families of victims of #Mach incident & also interacted with a large gathering of #Hazara community. At HQ Southern Command, COAS was apprised about prevailing security challenges in the province and the measures taken, including border management along with Pak- Afghan & Pak-Iran Border,” stated ISPR.

“COAS also spent time with the bereaved families of Mach incident victims & shared their grief. COAS assured them that perpetrators of this heinous incident shall be brought to justice & the blood of the martyrs will not go waste,” said ISPR further.

People of Pakistan had called out the civil and military leadership on social media to protect the vulnerable Hazara Shia community from targeted attacks against them.

The entire nation was shaken by the heinous killings of 11 members of the Hazara community in the Machh area of Balochistan earlier this month.

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The families of victims had staged a protest for a week in Quetta. They had refused to bury the deceased until the delivery of justice.

 

They had even demanded Prime Minister Imran Khan to come and meet them in Quetta. The matter was, however, resolved after a series of negotiations with the community.

PM Imran Khan also met the victims in Quetta after the protestors agreed to bury the victims.

 

 

 


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