Zarb-e-Azb operation: 414, 429 IDPs registered so far at Saidgai check post
Islamabad: As many as 414, 429 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have been registered so far at Saidgai check post on Monday as curfew was relaxed from 6 am to 4 pm in North Waziristan Agency to facilitate evacuation of left over locals.
Pakistan Army on Monday destroyed 8 terrorist’s hideouts around Mirali, North Waziristan Agency by jet aircrafts early morning and killed around 15 killed in the strikes. Tunnels were spotted in the targeted areas.
According to ISPR official statement. operation ZARB -E AZB progresses as per plan, terrorists inside cordoned area are making desperate attempts to flee from the area. Several attempts by terrorists to flee from cordoned off area have been foiled.
Pakistan Army jets hit and terrorists 10 terrorists who were to flee from the cordoned off area in Spinwam and Mirali. Two soldiers embraced shahadat in exchange of fire.
Meanwhile, aerial surveillance, vigorous patrolling and cordon around the area housing terrorist’s area continue.
For better management of IDPs at Bannu, Army Engineers Division has been tasked to assist the civil administration at Bannu and DI Khan. Troops of the Engineers Division have already reached Bannu.
Four relief goods delivery points have been established by Engineers Division at Bannu, where food items, medical care and cash amount as announced by Federal Government will be distributed by the concerned civil agency among IDPs of NWA.
A field medical hospital by Army medical corps is being established at Bannu to provide medical relief.