About 203 militants have been killed during Zarb-e-Azb so far.
According to ISPR, the Army Chief visited troops in the Shawal Valley. The Army Chief at this occasion said that the faces of those who helped kill “our people and children” will be exposed.Moreover, ISPR stated that the army chief “directed troops to comprehensively cleanse terrorists from their hideouts, reduce isolated terrorists to their size and sever their link with their abettors anywhere.”
“We will not allow anyone to kill our people, children in the country and will expose all faces involved,” Maj. Gen. Asim Bajwa tweeted quoting the army chief. Earlier today, the army chief arrived in Shawal, North Waziristan in order to reassess the progress in the in progress Operation Zarb-e-Azb against militants in the region.
It was since May, earlier this year, that the military has boosted offensive in the deeply forested ravines of the Shawal Valley which sits astride North and South Waziristan agencies along the border with Afghanistan.