2017-04-13

Army chief, prime minister discuss Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad

Staff Report

ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed satisfaction over the progress of the counter-insurgency Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, media reported.

The army launched the operation in February after a spate of deadly terrorist attacks.

Nawaz Sharif and Bajwa convened Wednesday (April 12) to discuss the national security situation, Geo News reported.

Meanwhile, security forces seized large caches of firearms, hand grenades, rockets, explosives, mobile phones and other terrorist supplies during separate raids in South Waziristan Agency; Upper Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; and Turbat District, Balochistan Province, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in separate statements, media reported Wednesday.

The Rangers and police arrested 12 suspects in joint operations in Hafizabad, Punjab, said the ISPR, according to a Wednesday Express Tribune report.

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