This is the first news post on this blog about the "Operation Zerb-e-Azb". But, all this is, some photos are provided by Pakistan Armed Forces "Inter-Services Public Relations" (ISPR) and some others by AFP.
Launch of Operation Zerb-e-Azb on 15 June, 2014 by Air Strike:
A PAF JF-17 Thunder Fighter Jet, used in the air strike.PHOTO PAF.GOV.PK
A map of North Waziristan showing the presence of various militant groups in the area. SOURCES: AEI/CRITICALTHREATS.ORG
A screengrab of PM Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif in Bannu.
Army chief Raheel Sharif holds a meeting with Afghanistan's ambassador to Pakistan, Janan Mosazai, at General Headquarters. PHOTO: ISPR
Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif (R) and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt (L). PHOTO: ISPR
Express News screengrab of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressing the National Assembly.
File photo of gunship helicopters. PHOTO ISPR
Moving civilians to another safe places:
Moving people from NWA to Bannu City
A soldier inspects a truck carrying civilians, fleeing a military operation in North Waziristan, at an army checkpoint in Saidgai. PHOTO: AFP
Civilians fleeing from a military operation in North Waziristan tribal agency carry their belongings as they arrive in Bannu district. PHOTO: AFP
Civilians, fleeing a military operation in the North Waziristan tribal region, rest on their arrival in Bannu. PHOTO: AFP
Civilians, fleeing from the military operation in North Waziristan tribal agency, arrive at the Bannu Frontier Region registration centre for internally displaced people in Saidgai. PHOTO: AFP
Civilians, fleeing from the military operation in North Waziristan tribal agency, receive food at the Bannu Frontier Region registration centre for internally displaced people in Saidgai. PHOTO: AFP
Civilians, fleeing the operation in the North Waziristan, walk towards an army check point in Saidgai. PHOTO: AFP
Pakistan army personnel try to break up a protest by internally displaced persons from North Waziristan outside a World Food Programme (WFP) food distribution point in Bannu on June 24, 2014. PHOTO: AFP
Registration of IDPs coming out of Mirali takes place at the Khajori check post. PHOTO: ISPR
Strating the second phase of the operation, search & eliminate:
A photograph released by the ISPR on Wednesday shows army troops manning a firing station in Miranshah, North Waziristan agency. PHOTO ISPR
A soldier keeps vigil while a line of vehicles wait to cross a checkpoint at the Bannu Frontier Region registration centre for internally displaced people in Saidgai. PHOTO AFP
Army troops form up for ground operation in Miranshah, North Wazirastan Agency early morning on Monday.
Army troops use metal detectors to look for IEDs planted in a Miranshah street.
In this picture released by ISPR, mechanised troops patrol outside the cordoned area in North Wazirastan Agency. PHOTO AFP ISPR
Mechanized columns form up for ground operation early monring on Monday at Miranshah, North Wazirastan Agency.
Mechanized troops patrolling outside the cordoned area in North Wazirastan Agency
Soldiers standby to storm a compound in a clearing operation. PHOTO ISPR
Troops during house to house search in Miranshah