Zarb-e-Azb updates: Army busts militant suicide bombing centre, media facility

NORTH WAZIRISTAN/BANU: After a long period of speculation, which also included attempts at peace talks, Pakistan on June 15 launched a military operation against militants in the troubled North Waziristan agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata).
On its 15th day, a new phase of the offensive began, with the military launching a ground operation in Miramshah – the main town of North Waziristan.
As the Pakistan Army embarks on this critical mission, get all the updates of the operation, code-named Zarb-e-Azb, here.
All stories relating to Zarb-e-Azb can be found on this trend page as well.
Below is an interactive Google map of North Waziristan, which follows the Zarb-e-Azab Operation, and will be updated as information flows in.
Navigate military strikes and areas of influence from the key on the left. To get details of individual attacks, hover over the pins and click them. Zoom in for a closer look, change the display type or switch extra layers off .
The yellow pins mark recent drone strikes that have occurred in the region, while blue pins mark suicide attacks.