(CNN)Pakistan's military has announced a major new nationwide operation to deal with militancy in the country in the wake of a string of terrorist attacks.
The operation, called Radd-ul-Fasaad, which translates to 'Elimination of Discord,' has been launched to "eliminate the menace of terrorism," according to a statement released by the military.
The announcement comes after a wave of bloody attacks has lead to mounting public criticism of the army and government.
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