Operation Zarb-E-Azb Against Takfiris: Landmines Stash Seized In Miranshah
Operation Zarb-e Azb continued successfully in North Waziristan during the days of Eid-ul-Azha also. According to Inter Services Intelligence (ISPR), a stockpile of landmines was recovered in Miranshah. The landmines had been implanted in four houses. Said operation is aimed at eliminating the takfiri terrorists of banned Taliban and its allies.
On the other hand, a soldier embraced martyrdom during search operation when an IED exploded in Miranshah. The funeral prayer of martyr Naik Fiaz Mohammad was offered in Bannu and his body was sent to his native town Mansehra.
Pakistan Army accelerated the ground operation against the terrorists in Miranshah. Army personnel recovered another factory producing land mines and suicide jackets meanwhile capturing the compound.
The operation Zarb-e-Azb determined to sweep out militants gained pace and Pakistan Army is witnessing significant success. Army troops got hold of the militants’ compound in Dande Darpa Khel area of Miranshah.
According to the Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa, the factory prepared land mines and suicide jackets whereas a center for training of the militants engaged in various activities of explosion all over the country, was also set up.
As a result of a raid, army men rendered the equipment used for preparation of explosives, bullets, detonators and bombs inactive. Pak army has left no stone unturned to help out the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) besides successfully carrying out the operation.
According to the representatives, all thirty seven thousand five hundred fifty seven families have been provided with ration.
The commencement of the ground operation took place after the evacuation of the civilian population from the area on June 30. The infantry groups thenceforth carried out a house to house search operation of the Miranshah town.
Meanwhile, the terrorist dominated regions of Mir Ali and other areas were attacked through integrated fire of artillery, tanks and other heavy armory.
The internally displaced persons (IDPs), on the other hand, are efficiently being provided ration. Registration centres have been set up in various areas of Bannu. The massive influx of IDPs has become a tough task. Ensuring safe migration, providing adequate accommodation and food to the IDPs is one of the preliminary steps to be taken for the settlement.
The army is overwhelmingly being supported by all the brackets of the society, national and international, in the wake of the efforts and determination being put forward. The parties and people divided over the confrontation of Taliban; the ones who questioned the negotiation and peace talks with Taliban and the ones who favoured negotiations are now all on the same page.
Pakistan has been threatened by the militants of the attacks in retaliation to the operation. The government, however, is not taking the threats lightly. Extra security has been deployed at all important and vulnerable targets including airports, government institutions and schools.
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