Pakistan Army Launches Coordinated Operation against Militant Outfits in Southern Punjab
Islamabad - QNA
Pakistan Army launched a coordinated operation against militant outfits in Southern Punjab, days after the deadliest attack in Lahore's Gulshan-e-Iqbal park.
The military's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has confirmed the launch of coordinated operation in South Punjab, according to The Express Tribune.
At least 72 people were killed and more than 233 injured when a suicide bomb ripped through the parking space of a crowded park in Lahore on March 27, 2016.
The operation is being carried out by civil and military law enforcement agencies, including Rangers, police and Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) against ‘hardened criminal and ferraris’, it has been learnt.
"These terrorists flee from different parts of the country as a result of successful operations Zarb-e-Azb and took refuge in remote areas of Rohjan, Kache in district Rahim Yaar Khan," an ISPR statement said.