Rawalpindi- Pakistani Air Force (PAF) jets resumed airstrikes in North Waziristan, today.
According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), at least 13 militants have been killed in PAF airstrikes in Degan area of North Waziristan, today. Seven militant hideouts were targeted in these airstrikes. Most of those killed were Uzbek militants, ISPR added. North Waziristan Agency has been isolated by the army by deploying troops along its border with neighboring agencies and FATA regions.
The decision to conduct a full-scale operation came few days after the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and their ethnic Uzbek allies claimed responsibility of the June 8 attack at Karachi airport.