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Massive support for Pakistan’s decision to launch a large-scale operation in North Waziristan was seen on Twitter in the hour that followed the announcement.

Top journalists, opinion makers, politicians and thousands of other local Twitter users generally expressed sentiments ranging from relief to enthusiastic support.

A few voices expressed caution and concern with regards to the expected terrorist backlash across the country, particular urban areas.

Reactions on Twitter