PESHAWAR: Three suspected militants were killed during the ongoing Zarb-i-Azb operation in the Mir Ali tehsil of North Waziristan on Saturday, official sources said. The claims however could not be independently verified.

Sources said security forces killed three suspected militants during the military operation, whereas a huge quantity of arms and ammunition was also recovered.

The media has no access to the tribal region, making it difficult to verify the claims of either the military or militant sources.

Operation Zarb-i-Azb was launched by the Pakistan Army on June 15, following a brazen Taliban-claimed attack on Karachi's Jinnah International Airport and the failure of peace talks between negotiators representing the government and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).


Also read: TTP claims attack on Karachi airport


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