North Waziristan: What happened after militants lost the battle?

North Waziristan: What happened after militants lost the battle?

North Waziristan: What happened after militants lost the battle? Image copyrightAFPImage captionPakistani troops cleared militants from North Waziristan in a long, bloody campaign For over a decade the inaccessible and mountainous tribal area of North Waziristan was home to a swirling array of violent jihadists. The Pakistan and Afghan Taliban movements, al-Qaeda and less well-known militant outfits such as the Haqqani Network used the area to hold hostages, train militants, store weapons and deploy suicide bombers to attack targets in both Afghanistan and Pakistan. Today the militants have gone. Virtually…

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