After gaining control on Miranshah, Pakistan armed forces reclaimed two important villages of Boya and Degan, which were known to be large concentration centers of local and foreign terrorists. They have now been cleared by the military troops during Zarb-e-Azb operation in North Waziristan.
Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s public affairs wing, said consolidation of Boya and Degan was in progress while terrorists were being eliminated and dislodged from their bases in North Waziristan as the operation progresses as per plan, said an ISPR press release issued here on Saturday.
It said, at Mirali, house to house search in Mussaki,Hurmez and Mirali bazar is being carried out by integrated group of forces.
Terrorists holed up inside Mir Ali and surrounding areas have been firing rockets, mortars, heavy machine guns and sniper rifles.
The ISPR statement said during exchange of fire, four terrorists were killed in Mirali on Saturday night while 12 IEDs were neutralized, while an IED making factory, huge cache of arms and ammunition and foreign currency were also recovered.