North Waziristan: The jet fighters of the Pakistan military have targeted militant hideouts in Degan, the area of North Waziristan in which 13 terrorists have been killed whereas seven militant hideouts have been destroyed on Tuesday during the operation Zarb-i-Azb. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has confirmed that the air offensive was taken today early in the morning.
According to sources, in the recent offensive, seven hideouts of foreign and local terrorists have been destroyed whereas 13 terrorists have been killed. According to military sources, approximately 400 foreign and local terrorists have been killed in operation Zarb-i-Azb so far whereas 20 Pakistani soldiers have been martyred.
It is pertinent to mention here that the recent strike took place after a day Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif had visited the military troops in North Waziristan and vowed to chase the terrorists everywhere till their game ended.
On the other hand, United Nations High Commission for migrants has stated that about 95 thousands Pakistanis have migrated to Afghanistan from North Waziristan so far, emphasizing the pressing need of food for the migrants. The High Commission added that 25 thousands children had been given anti-polio vaccination.
Voice spokesman for the Secretary General UNO in New York, Farhan Haq told while briefing that most migrants were empty hands, adding that locals were trying hard to cope with the situation after the migrants came to Afghanistan. The spokesman told that World Food Programme had distributed food among 900 families so far whereas UNICEF, WHO and other organisations had given anti-polio vaccination to 25 thousands children. UNHCR provided tents to hundreds of the migrant families.