RaddFasaad: Salient features of the counter terrorism operation

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RaddFasaad: Salient features of the counter terrorism operation

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has started country wide counterterrorism Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad to eliminate the menace of terrorism.

According to the military’s media wing, 

Air force, navy, civil armed forces and other security and law enforcement agencies will jointly participate in efforts to eliminate terror from the country.

“The effort entails conduct of Broad Spectrum Security/Counter Terrorism (CT) operations by Rangers in Punjab, continuation of ongoing operations across the country and focus on more effective border security management,” the communiqué said. “Countrywide de-weaponisation and explosive control are additional cardinals of the effort."

The statement also highlighted that pursuance of the National Action Plan, which was formed after Peshawar school attack in 2014, will be the hallmark of Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad.

Pakistan has been hit by a series of suicide bomb attacks in recent days, claiming more than 100 lives.