Update on Zarb-e-Azb

Rawalpindi, September 03, 2014 (PPI-OT): Operation Zarb –e- Azb is progressing as per plan. Since start of the operation 910 x Terrorists have been killed.

1. 88 x KM long Road, Khajuri-Mirali-Miranshah-Dattakhel and Road Ghariom-Jhallar have been cleared. So far security forces have cleared major towns of Miranshah, Mirali, Datta Khel, Boya and Degan, which were considered strong holds of terrorists.

2. As many as 27 x IEDs Factories, 1x Rocket and 1 x Ammunition factory have been recovered and destroyed.

3. Huge cache of arms and ammunition, communication equipment, and other logistics facilities, used by Terrorists have been destroyed uprooting their ability to attack as a coherent force. 2274 x Intelligence led coordinated counter terrorism operations across the country have been carried out throughout the country to forestall any blow back of operation. 42 x Terrorists have been killed and apprehanded 114 hardcore terrorists in these Operations.

4. Since start of operation 82 x soldiers have embraced Shahadat in entire country while fighting against terrorism while 269 x are injured. The details of 82 shaheed soldiers include, 42 in North Waziristan Agency, 23 in rest of FATA other than North Waziristan Agency and 17 x in remaining parts of the country including Balochistan and Karachi.

5. Meanwhile relief operation for Temporarily Dislocated people (TDPs) of North Waziristan Agency, continues to help our brethren from North Waziristan with full zest and zeal

6. 19376 x Tons rations have been distributed among 97570 x TDPs families at 6 x relief delivery points so far at Bannu, DI khan and Tank.

7. 113209 x patients including 32979 x female have been treated at field medical hospital established by Army medical Corps at Khalifa Gul Nawaz hospital Bannu.

8. 32226 x cattle have been treated so far where as 73338 x cattle and 129141 x poultry vaccinated up till now.

For more information, contact:
Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR)
Hilal Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9271605
Fax: +92-51-9271601
Email: ispr@ispr.gov.pk