PESHAWAR: Over 232 militants have been killed during military operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan.
This was unveiled during a briefing to PM Nawaz Sharif, who visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar here on Friday.
Nawaz Sharif was informed that 232 terrorists have been killed and 20 militant hideouts have been destroyed so far during the operation.
Eight security men were martyred while seven others wounded in Zarb-e-Azb.
Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar and laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shohada.
PM Nawaz also offered special prayer (Duaa) for the eternal peace of the Shohada (martyrs).
Upon arrival at Corps Headquarters, PM Nawaz was received by Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and Corps Commander Peshawar Lt. Gen. Khalid Rabbani.
Governor Khyber Pakthunkhwa Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan, Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif and Federal Minister for SAFRON also accompanied the Prime Minister.