ISLAMABAD - Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that 400 terrorists have so far been killed while 20 soldiers embraced martyrdom in the line of duty during the ongoing Zarb-e-Azb military operation in North Waziristan agency.
In an interview with the Radio Pakistan, the minister said that he cannot give any time frame for the completion of the operation. However, efforts will be made to finish it as early as possible. He said the government will not rest until the elimination of last terrorist from the country.
The minister added that the government will take main political parties into confidence for eradication of terrorism and timely return and rehabilitation of the displaced people.