Pakistani officials: any militants in North Waziristan a target, even Haqqanis

July 1, 2014 1:08 PM

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Pakistani officials: any militants in North Waziristan a target, even Haqqanis

ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani officials said on Tuesday they would target any militants, including the Haqqanis, as they proceed with a military operation in the remote region of North Waziristan, but mounting evidence showed many militants had already fled.

The Haqqani network, which mainly operates out of Pakistan's border areas, has been blamed for some of the deadliest and most sophisticated attacks on NATO and Afghan troops over the border in Afghanistan.

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