Pakistan airstrikes: 13 terrorists killed in North Waziristan
Wednesday's airstrikes are the latest in Operation Zarb-e-Azb, the Pakistan military's all-out offensive against terrorists.
A joint military offensive Operation Zarb-e-Azb was launched by the Pakistan Armed Forces against various militant groups, including the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Jundallah, al-Qaeda, the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) and the Haqqani network.
The operation was launched on June 15, 2014 in the wake of attack on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi on June 8. TTP and the IMU claimed responsibility of the attack.