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Zarb-i-Azb: The 'War of Survival'

Multiple factors made the North Waziristan operation an inevitability for Pakistan.
Updated 10 Apr, 2015 10:49am

A soldier stands in front of closed shops during a military operation in the town of Miramshah. — Photo by Reuters
A soldier stands in front of closed shops during a military operation in the town of Miramshah. — Photo by Reuters


As we approach the 30-day mark since the start of Zarb-i-Azb, Dawn.com presents a run through of the reasons why it was deemed critical for the offensive to be launched in the restive North Waziristan Agency.

A recap of major factors that led to the operation is below.


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