Operation Zarb-e-Azb: COAS visits troops on front lines

COAS reiterated emphasis on need to eliminate all local and foreign terrorists.


Web Desk July 07, 2014

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif  on Monday visited troops on the front lines in North Waziristan, where the military is currently engaged in a major offensive against Taliban militants.

According to an ISPR press release, the army chief lauded the troops for their courage, dedication and high state of morale. Furthermore, he expressed his satisfaction over the progress of the ongoing operation, Zarb-e-Azb, so far.

General Sharif commended the entire chain of command for their determined efforts in planning , preparation, mobilisation and execution of the operation.

He also reiterated emphasis on the need to eliminate all local and foreign terrorists and their sanctuaries.

Alluding to the end objective, the army chief affirmed that terrorists would be hunted down across the country till their final elimination.

He also acknowledged and appreciated the support of the entire nation for the operation.

Paying tribute to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) for their sacrifices to restore the writ of the state, Gen Sharif acknowledged the national spirit and support for them from across the country.

He re-affirmed that the army would not abandon the IDPs in their hour of need and all possible assistance would be rendered to the government and various organisations in providing them with maximum relief.

Gen Sharif also assured of the army’s role in rebuilding and restoring normalcy in North Waziristan.

COMMENTS (2)

Pity | 7 years ago | Reply

@unbelievable:

Have you ever heard of a concept known as military tactics and strategy?

unbelievable | 7 years ago | Reply How about some real war news? How many troops deployed? Where are they? How many bad guys killed/captured? What current battles taking place? How many soldiers killed/wounded/captured? How many civilians killed/wounded? Who currently controls what territory? Status of TTP? Status of Haqqani? Key issues/challenges?
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