Islamabad, 19 January 2016: President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians former President Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned cowardly attack by militants on a check post at Karkhano Bazar Peshawar. Ten people were reported martyred and 20 injured in an attack on a Khasadar Force vehicle. President of Tribal Union of Journalists Mehboob Shah is among those martyred and most of the other martyred were personnel from Khyber Khasadar Force.
Former President in a message paid tributes to valiant forces for fighting militants who are savage and barbarians and want to impose their distorted ideology by force on the people of Pakistan. He said the people of Pakistan will never succumb before these militants and fight them to the finish. Our martyrs are heroes and the nation is indebted to them, he said.
Former President Prayed to Almighty Allah for grant of eternal peace to the departed souls and courage and strength to members of bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with equanimity.