Zarb-i-Azb: Air chief leads combat formation to strike militant hideouts

Published August 21, 2015
Several dens of the militants and explosive depots were annihilated during the recent air campaign, said statement. —Photo courtesy PAF
Several dens of the militants and explosive depots were annihilated during the recent air campaign, said statement. —Photo courtesy PAF
Several dens of the militants and explosive depots were annihilated during the recent air campaign, said statement. —Photo courtesy PAF
Several dens of the militants and explosive depots were annihilated during the recent air campaign, said statement. —Photo courtesy PAF

ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman led from the front in the battle against miscreants by participating himself in the decisive phase of Operation Zarb-i-Azb.

The air chief along with a formation of the fighter aircraft took off from a forward operating base of Pakistan Air Force to carry out air strikes on the militant hideouts, said a statement released on Friday.

“Several dens of the militants and explosive depots were annihilated during the recent air campaign,” the statement added.

Following the air mission, the air chief met with the air and ground crew and lauded their services for the nation. He also appreciated their selfless devotion and morale.

Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman.
Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman.

While paying tribute to the iconic war veterans of PAF, the Air Chief Marshal reiterated his resolve to root out menace of terrorism from the country.

“PAF had played a decisive role in 1965 war and now playing key role in operation Zarb-i-Azb. The air force will continue to prove that it is an efficient, hard hitting air force second to none,” said the air chief.

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