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Freedom isn’t free, it costs sons of the soil: COAS

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday strongly condemned terrorist attack on a vehicle of the Pakistan Army in North Waziristan.
Paying tribute to martyrs, Chief of Army Staff said, “Freedom isn’t free, it costs sons of the soil. Freedom that we enjoy today is owed to so many such brave hearts. Salute to our Martyrs.”

“Freedom isn’t free, it costs sons of the soil. Freedom that we enjoy today is owed to so many such bravehearts. Salute to our Martyrs”COAS. pic.twitter.com/GVTOnmTrWn
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) December 12, 2017
 
Earlier today, at least two officers embraced martyrdom in a terror attack on army vehicle in North Waziristan.
Read more: Two army officials martyred in North Waziristan attack: ISPR
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), militants fired on an army vehicle from surrounding mountains in North Wazirstan Agency. Resultantly, second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed and Sepoy Basharat embraced martyrdom.
21 years old Lt Abdul Moeed, who recently passed out from Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), is a resident of Burewala, Vehari whereas Sepoy Basharat, 21 years old with three years military service, belongs to village Danyor in Gilgit.