MIRANSHAH: Several terrorists were killed as Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jets bombed their hideouts in village Tappi, Miranshah area of North Waziristan on Saturday.
Nearly 500,000 people have fled the offensive in North Waziristan, which is aimed at wiping out longstanding militant strongholds in the area, which borders Afghanistan. The operation is named ‘Zarb-e-Azb’
Tens of thousands of families have left for the town of Bannu, close to North Waziristan, while hundreds more have moved further afield to the towns of Lakki Marwat, Karak and Dera Ismail Khan since the offensive began in mid-June.
Jets and artillery began hitting militant targets in North Waziristan on June 15, launching an operation to regain full control of the district after years of pressure from Washington and other powers.
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