Minister: (Nisar urges nation to remain united in war on terror)

March 16, 2015 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: Strongly regretting the burning of two persons and ransacking of public property in the wake of suicide attack on Christian Churches in Lahore, Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan has urged the nation to remain firm and united in the war on terror.

Speaking in the National Assembly on Tuesday, he strongly condemned the burning of two persons and ransacking of public property in the wake of suicide attack on Christian Churches in Lahore.

He said the suicide attacks were the worst form of terrorism but those who burnt two persons and properties also amount to worst form of terrorism. This incident cannot be overlooked and strict action will be taken against those involved in it.

He said the terrorists want to trigger sectarian strife and anarchy through attacks on Imambargahs and minorities groups. It is our responsibility to give a message of unity and firm resolve in response to any terror attack.

The Minister said that noose has been tightened around the terrorists and they are targeting the soft target including mosques and churches in utter desperation. He said overall law and order situation in the country has improved over last one and half year as a result of government’s effective policy.

He said the war on terror will be won at all costs and the country will be made cradle of peace. Taking the House into confidence on investigation into Shikarpur tragedy, Ch. Nisar Ali Khan said that two major culprits of the incident have been arrested with the close coordination of intelligence and security agencies.

He said those behind the incident are also on the target list of the security agencies. Later, the members regretted the attack on Christians saying those involved in these attacks should be arrested and their cases handed over to special trial courts.

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