Pakistan: 3,400 Militants, Nearly 500 Soldiers Die in Counterinsurgency Operation


ISLAMABAD—Pakistan’s military said its counterinsurgency operation, Zarb-e-Azb, has killed 3,400 militants, adding that 488 soldiers were also lost in the campaign.

The army released the new figures Saturday of the major offensive that was launched in June 2014 against local and foreign militants entrenched in the North Waziristan tribal district bordering Afghanistan and later extended to rest of the country.