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Pakistan forces secure parts in Taliban-controlled main city

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Islamabad, May 24, IRNA - Pakistani security forces have secured parts in a main town, under Taliban control, in Swat valley and have killed 10 militants in 24 hours, the army said.

The security forces while moving from street to street, security forces have secured important areas of Mingora City, the army spokesman said in a statement.

“In last 24 hours, 10 Militants were killed in various areas of Swat during exchange of fire between miscreants and security forces, while 14 have been arrested,” it said.

Three security forces personnel were also killed and 6 were injured, according to the statement.

Five miscreants-terrorists were killed in various areas of Mingora city while 14 miscreants have been arrested by the Security forces.

During the process of expansion security forces encountered 12 Improvised Explosive Devices and four were defused.

The statement said that after surrounding the Peochar Valley, Taliban training center, the security forces have entered the Peochar village. “During search and cordon operation, huge cache of arms has been recovered from miscreant’s hideouts alongwith an extensive factory of making bombs / IEDs.

“The people of Peochar are cooperating with security forces,” the statement said.

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