Pak Army determined to chase Taliban till the very end: Kayani

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Rawalpindi, Sep.5 (ANI): The Pakistan Army is determined chase the Taliban till the very end, and would continue its offensive against the extremists until they are rooted out from the country, Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Kayani has said.

Speaking at a function after inaugurating a rehabilitation centre for young Taliban recruits, General Kayani said 'Operation Rah-e-Rast', being carried out in the Swat and the Malakand Divisions, has broken the back of extremists.

General Kayani, who visited the war ravaged Malkand Division on Friday, told local leaders that terrorist network has been dismantled and peace and prosperity would soon return to the valley.

"The army will chase these militants till the very end," The Daily Times quoted General Kayani, as saying.

The rehabilitation centre named 'Sabawoon' (morning light) will look after the young men brainwashed and indoctrinated by Taliban for suicide attacks on security forces and other targets in Swat, an ISPR statement said.

Many such youths were nabbed by troops or found in camps in raids during search and clearance operations in the valley. (ANI)

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