RAWALPINDI: As many as 910 terrorists have been killed since start of Zarb-e-Azb military operation against terrorists in North Waziristan Agency which is progressing as per plan.
During the operation, 88 kilometers long Road, Khajuri-Mirali-Miranshah-Dattakhel and Road Ghariom-Jhallar have been cleared. So far, security forces have cleared major towns of Miranshah, Mirali, Datta Khel, Boya and Degan, which were considered strong holds of terrorists. As many as 27 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) factories, one rocket and one ammunition factory have been recovered and destroyed, said an ISPR press release issued here on Wednesday. Huge cache of arms and ammunition, communication equipment, and other logistics facilities, used by terrorists have been destroyed uprooting their ability to attack as a coherent force.
Upto 2274 intelligence led coordinated counter terrorism operations across the country have been carried out throughout the country to forestall any blow back of operation. During these operations, 42 terrorists have been killed and apprehended 114 hardcore terrorists in these Operations. Since start of operation, 82 soldiers have embraced Shahadat in entire country while fighting against terrorism while 269 are injured. The details of 82 shaheed soldiers include, 42 in North Waziristan Agency, 23 in rest of FATA other than North Waziristan Agency and 17 in remaining parts of the country including Balochistan and Karachi.
Meanwhile relief operation for Temporarily Dislocated people (TDPs) of North Waziristan Agency, continues to help our brethren from North Waziristan with full zest and zeal. So far, 19376 tons rations have been distributed among 97,570 TDPs families at six relief delivery points so far at Bannu, DI khan and Tank. As many as 113,209 patients including 32,979 female have been treated at field medical hospital established by Army medical Corps at Khalifa Gul Nawaz hospital Bannu. Upto 32,226 cattle have been treated so far where as 73,338 cattle and 129,141 poultry vaccinated up till now.
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