RAWALPINDI: After evacuation of the civilian population,the Pakistan Army has started the ground operation in and around Miranshah. House search is being carried out in Miranshah by Army, Aaj News reported.
According to the reports, 15 terrorists had been killed in the ground offensive while troops have recovered underground tunnels and IED preparation factories inside. In an exchange of fire, three soldiers were injured.
Terrorist concentrations continue to be targeted by artillery fire, tanks and other heavy weapons in Mir Ali and other areas of North Waziristan.
It is pertinent to mention here that since the start of Zarb-e-Azb on June 15, 376 terrorists have been killed while 19 have surrendered to security forces. 61 terrorist hideouts have been destroyed by Pakistani military while 17 soldiers embraced martyrdom.