3 Taliban militants arrested in Pak`s restive Swat valley
Last Updated: Friday, January 15, 2010, 00:04
  
Islamabad: Pakistani troops captured three Taliban militants in the restive Swat valley and beat back attacks on two check posts in the Waziristan tribal region, the military said on Thursday.

Security forces apprehended three militants during a search and clearance operation at a village near Charbagh in Swat. Troops also conducted an operation in Odigram and Nawa Kalle areas and seized arms and ammunition.

Troops repulsed attacks by militants on two check posts in the Jandola and Razmak sectors of Waziristan though there were no reports of casualties.

Security forces also conducted a search and clearance operation at Shangai in Shakai sector and recovered arms and ammunition.

PTI


First Published: Friday, January 15, 2010, 00:04


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