Shawal operation successfully concludes, COAS visits Shawal today

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ISLAMABAD, April 18 (APP): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Monday visited Shawal and reviewed progress of last phase  of operation in Shawal.

According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS spent whole day with troops, busy in eliminating terrorists from their last bastion, close to Pak-Afghan Border.

COAS was briefed in detail by formation commander about operational gains so far. COAS was apprised that since start of  last phase in February 2016, in treacherous terrain of Shawal, more than 800 sq KM of area has been secured inflicting heavy casualties on terrorists.