Peshawar terror attack: Pak Army chief leaves for Afghanistan to seek cooperation

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Islamabad, Dec 17: Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday reached Kabul to meet the top political and military leadership of Afghanistan in the wake of the horrendous terror attack in an army school in Peshawar on Tuesday. [What is Pakistani Taliban]

General Raheel is expected to discuss with the Afghan military leadership the strategy to hold a joint military operation by the two neighbouring countries against those who perpetrated the terror attack in Peshawar, the Dawn reported. [Pak Army retaliates against Taliban]

Terror: Pak Army chief seeks Afghan help

The army chief is set to seek Kabul's military cooperation for a joint initiative to counter terrorism and eradicate all the militants hiding in Afghanistan. He was accompanied by top officials of the Pakistani military.

It was said that Taliban commander Umar Naray masterminded the Peshawar attack from the soil of Afghanistan and the Pakistani army chief is likely to take up the matter with the Afghan officials, the Dawn report said.

The Pakistani Army chief would also seek Kabul's cooperation to extradite the emir of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Mullah Fazalullah who is wanted for terrorism cases in Pakistan.

The TTP claimed responsibility for the dastardly attack.

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