640 sq kms, peaks over 9000 feet cleared in Shawal: ISPR

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RAWALPINDI April 3 (APP): The valiant troops of Pakistan Army have got cleared around 640 square kms including all peaks of over 9000 feet in Shawal area of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) from the terrorists during the last two months of operation. “Since launch of last phase in February 2016, Army troops have been fighting valiantly and have cleared 640 Square Kilometers of Shawal area in North Wazirastan Agency,” Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) news update issued here on Sunday stated. Main terrorist hubs of the areas including Mana, Gurbaz, Lataka, Inzarkas and Magrotai have been cleared of terrorists while the battle to clear last pocket close to Pakistan-Afghan border has been continuing.