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Pakistan Army launches ‘Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad’ to elimite terrorism

Islamabad, Feb 22: In its continuing fight against terrorism, the Pakistan Army on Wednesday launched “Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad” — which roughly translates to “operation to elimite discord” — across the country, the military said. The operation aims at indiscrimitely elimiting the “residual/latent threat of terrorism”, consolidating the gains made in other military operations, and further ensuring the security of Pakistan’s borders, a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations said.

Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan vy, Civil Armed Forces and other security and law enforcing agencies will actively participate in and “intimately support” the armed forces’ efforts to elimite the mece of terrorism from the country, the statement added. “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 magement,” the ISPR said. “Countrywide de-weaponisation and explosive control are additiol cardils of the effort. Pursuance of tiol Action Plan will be the hallmark of this operation,” it added. (IANS)

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