Pak security forces kill four Taliban fighters
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 22:49
  
Peshawar: Security forces gunned down four Taliban fighters in the troubled Swat district in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, security officials said.

Acting on a tip-off that a group of militants were hiding in mountains in Khwazakhela sub-division, troops launched a search operation and killed three militants during a gun battle.

Grenades, arms and ammunition were recovered from the militants.

In a separate incident in Matta sub-division, troops killed a militant during a search operation.

Authorities also imposed curfew in Minglawar area of Swat district to enable security forces to conduct a search operation, officials said.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 22:49


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