BANNU- Army Chief General Raheel Sharif today said that the internally displaced persons from the North Waziristan operation would be allowed to return to their homes soon.

Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement that General Sharif visited Bakakhel Camp of the displaced persons of North Waziristan in Bannu today after passing the Defence Day with army troops in Mir Ali.

General Sharif said that the army was serving the IDPs in every possible way and with utmost care.

Army troops are currently engaged in Zarb-e-Azb, aimed at ridding the area of local and foreign militants.