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
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.