RAWALPINDI: The operation Zarb-e-Azb is progressing well and towns of Miranshah, Mirali, Boya, Degan and area up till Dattakhel have been cleared.
Meanwhile, two soldiers embraced shahadat while seven Ubzek terrorists were killed, the army said. It said operation Zarb-e-Azb continues to achieve its objectives and is progressing well, and towns of Miranshah, Mirali, Boya, Degan, and area up till Dattakhel have been cleared. “Clearance of pockets of resistance in between Miranshah-Mirali in villages Momin Gul Ziarat, Darpakhel, Tappi, Spalga and south of Tochi River is in progress,” a statement from the ISPR said. It said during clearance of surrounding areas of Mirali in Shahbaz Khel 75 Rockets, large number of IEDs and suicide jackets were recovered today. One more IED factory was discovered in Umer Ki Kalli, located in the outskirts of Mirali.
During search and clearance, huge quantity of IEDs, chemicals and propaganda literature was recovered. A snap operation was carried out on Uzbek terrorists’ hideouts by army troops in Datta Khel Bazar.
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