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Lakki Marwat Terror Attack Claims 6 Lives

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif have strongly condemned the terror attack on police van of Abbas Khattak police post on Wednesday (16th of November, 2022) morning which resulted in the martyrdom of six personnel.

President Dr. Arif Alvi’s office tweeted: “President Dr. Arif Alvi condemned the terrorist attack on the police van in Lakki Marwat. President expressed profound regret over the loss of precious lives in the terrorist incident. The sacrifices of law enforcement agencies in the war against terrorism are unforgettable.”

Expressing grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the terror incident, the President said the sacrifices rendered by the security personnel in the war on terrorism are unforgettable.

He said the nation is proud of its martyrs and it will always remember their sacrifices.

President Arif Alvi said such cowardly acts cannot shake the nation’s resolve against the menace of terrorism.

In a statement, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said the terrorists are the enemies of Pakistan and every possible step will be taken to safeguard the country.

“Let us make no mistake. Terrorism continues to be one of Pakistan’s foremost problems. Our armed forces & police have valiently fought the scourge. No words are enough to condemn terrorists’ attack on a police van in Lakki Marwat. My thoughts & prayers are with bereaved families.” PM Tweeted.

Shehbaz Sharif paid tributes to the martyred six police personnel.

He said the whole nation salutes the sons of the soil who sacrificed their lives for the motherland.

He asked Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to immediately announce Shuhada package for the martyred police personnel.

Commiserating with the bereaved family, the Prime Minister prayed for the departed souls.

Minister for Interior Rana Sanaullah has also strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the police personnel in Lakki Marwat.

In a statement on Wednesday (16th of November, 2022) the Interior Minister sought report from Chief Secretary and IG Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of the incident.

Lakki Marwat
Lakki Marwat

Their funeral prayer was held here at Lakki Police Lines on Wednesday. The martyrs [ASI Alam Din, LHC Zubair, Constable Mahmood Khan (FC), Constable Ahmad Noor (DFC), Usman Ali (FRP) and Dil Jan driver] were laid to rest with full official protocol and honor.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General of Police (IGP) Moazim Jah Ansari, Regional Police Officer (RPO) Syed Ashfaq Anwar, District Police Officer Zia ud Din Ahmad, senior military and civil administration’s officials, relatives of the deceased besides a large number of local elders attended the funeral.

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