Pakistan has achieved great successes against terrorism due ops Zarb-e Azab: BBC report
LONDON: Pakistan has achieved great successes against terrorism in the last 18 months, since the operation Zarb e Azab started in the country under the command of Pakistan army, reports the BBC Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
Thousands of terrosits have either been killed or fled the country due fear of indiscriminate operation by the Pakistan Army in the Federally Administrative Tribal Areas FATA .
The number of drone strikes in Pakistan in year 2015 also witnessed sharp decline to the lowest levels of last eight years.
Drone strikes in 2015 reduced to 13 in comparison to 25 strikes in 2014 and 128 in year 2010 when the terrorism was at its peak in Pakistan, claims BBC annual drone report.
The drastic reduction in number of drone strikes is attributed to the successes of operation Zarb e Azab and National Action Plan NAP started 18 months ago by Pakistan’s powerful military establishment with the backing and support of the Federal Government which has paid dividend to the nation.