The Pakistan army on 26 November 2013 has launched military operations against terrorists in the North Waziristan tribal region near the Pak-Afghan border. The Pakistan’s attack came two days after two security persons, were killed and five were injured in a remote control bomb explosions in the area by the terrorists.
North Waziristan acts like a haven for Pakistani Taliban, linked to the al-Qaeda. The US had been pushing the Pakistan Army to launch a military operation in North Waziristan. However, Army has refused to do so.