Pakistan army launches ground offensive in North Waziristan


pakistanIslamabad, Jun 30 (PTI) : Pakistan army today launched ground operation in North Waziristan tribal region, beginning a new phase in its major offensive against Taliban militants.

“After the evacuation of all civil population, ground operation commenced in and around Miranshah early morning today,” military spokesman Maj Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa said.

He said house-to-house search of the Miranshah town is being carried out by troops and special service group.

“So far 15 terrorists have been killed in ground offensive.


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