COAS General Raheel Sharif visits Tull, Kurram Agency

23 Aug, 2016 5:15 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited troops engaged in combing operations in Tull and Kurram Agency on Tuesday.

He was briefed in detail by operation commander about security situation in Kurram and progress of ongoing combing operations and IBO operations.

Expressing his satisfaction over progress of combing operations and the resultant security environment, he appreciated the valour and gains made by troops and the valued these operations are bringing to cleansing of the area from terrorists and their sympathizers.

The COAS said: “As we consolidate gains of kinetic operation in FATA, our emphasis is on rooting out all their sleeper cells and a network of facilitators from FATA and across rest of the country.”

The COAS reiterated that the operations will continue across the board without any discrimination and Pakistan will not allow any terrorist to use its soil for terrorism against any other country.


He reviewed new deployments and structures being made to improve border management and directed stringent measures to check all cross border movement indiscriminately, in coordination with Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and Resolute Support  Mission( RSM) in Afghanistan.

Earlier on arrival at Kurram, the COAS was received by Corps Commander Peshawar Lt Gen Hidayatur Rehaman.




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