Shawal: COAS reviews progress in operation Zarb-e-Azb


RAWALPINDI: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has visited Shawal area of North Waziristan to review ongoing military operation after launch of ground offensive against the militants.


According to Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asim Bajwa on Thursday, the army chief also met the troops engaged in fight against militants.

After heavy air strikes by fighter jets for the last one-and-a-half years, the military finally announced to have launched a ground offensive against the local and foreign militants in the remote and mountainous Shawal Valley of North Waziristan last Thursday.

Army chief frequently visit the troops in the tribal and review the progress in military operation Zarb-e-Azb.