Peshawar- Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has said that the only way forward in operations is, total elimination of terrorists.

Speaking at a briefing in Corps Headquarters Peshawar today, he appreciated achievements made by the armed forces in intelligence-based operations against the terrorists. The COAS said, Operation Zarb-e-Azb will continue till complete elimination of terrorists. He said operations will ultimately result in better border management. He also appreciated the Intelligence based operations.

The Chief of the Army Staff was apprised of progress made in the ongoing military operation, in North Waziristan and security situation in Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa. He was also briefed about intelligence-based operations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal areas.

The Army Chief said there is also a need for coordination among all the agencies for dignified and timely return, of temporarily displaced persons to their homes. The displaced families are expected to start returning to their homes by the middle of this month.