Although Parachinar became a victim of terrorism and about 200 people were dead as a result of a blast that happened at the Shia majority Eidgah market, these sectarian attacks are not new to Parachinar. Parachinar has a history of Shia killing. Only targeting the shia community means that efforts are made to disrupt the Shia-Sunni unity.
During his visit to Parachinar, Chief Of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa visited agency hospital and met the injured people of the blast. It was his gesture of showing support and telling them that the Pakistan Army leadership cares.
Army Chief also appreciated the role of the tribal elders in helping the Pakistan Army to combat terrorism. These efforts show his clear intentions of enabling peace and stability in the region. By meeting the tribal leaders, and acknowledging their presence, the COAS gave the message that nation building involves everyone and in order…
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