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Violence in Pakistan reduced after Zarb-e-Azb: US defence intelligence chief

WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s ongoing military operation ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ and the targeted operation in Karachi have been successful in minimizing violence across the country, said Vincent Stewart, US Defence Intelligence Agency Director.

Mr. Stewart stated this in his testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee.

He also warned of growing security threat to Pakistan from Daesh and Al-Qaeda in Sub Continent. He said these terror outfits will remain a threat for Pakistan.

He told the committee that Pakistan was aware of the militant threat to its nuclear facility and taking measures to improve it.

He also underlined that militants and terrorists could pose serious threat to Islamabad in future.

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