Zarb-e-Azb: 28 militants killed in Dattakhel
According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), PAF’s jets attacked on the hideouts of terrorists in Dattakhel area of North Waziristan killing 28 militants including a foreign terrorist fighter.
Pakistan Army began operation Zarb-e-Azb in the month of July in the North Waziristan agency after a bloody raid on Karachi Airport ended faltering peace talks between the government and militants.
North Waziristan is a major base for the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which began its campaign against the state in 2007 and also provides shelter to a number of foreign militant groups.
According to the stats revealed by Pakistan Army more than a thousand militants have been killed and 86 soldiers are martyred since the start of the operation.