ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Noman Bashir has strongly condemned cowardly incident of terrorism when a Naval bus was hit by a bomb explosion leaving four sailors martyred and five injured.
In his condemnation message, CNS said another cowardly incident of terrorism struck Pakistan when a Naval bus was hit by a bomb explosion leaving four sailors martyred and five injured. Being one of the Armed Forces, Pakistan Navy has been attempted on by ill-minded elements whose nefarious motives aim at deterring the resolve of the nation to fight menace of terrorism.
Karachi being pre-dominantly a naval city, has been the focus of acts of terrorism in past few days. Large number of personnel are serving in Pakistan Navy at Karachi.
Establishments and units of Pakistan Navy are located in various parts of the city which involve operational movements in line of duty. The Navy has stringent security measures in place. In today’s incident the improvised Device was hidden in a manhole right next to the main artery of Shahrae-e-Faisal, he said.
Chief of the Naval Staff strongly condemned this act of terrorism and re-affirmed the resolve of Pakistan Navy to continue its fight against this cancer. The Naval Chief said that through these acts, the determination of Pakistan Navy Officers, sailors and civilians cannot be deterred and PN stands firm with the nation in fight against extremism.