11 militants held in Pak's swat valley

Islamabad: Pakistani troops captured 11 militants during search operations in the restive Swat valley while four soldiers were injured when militants raided a security forces camp in the tribal belt, authorities said on Monday.

Ten militants were captured by troops during a search operation at Baqi Banda and Dhand in Swat. Another militant was apprehended during a search operation at Aligrama, the military said in a statement.

Five more militants surrendered to security forces at Darmai, Bar Shaur and Alamganj in Swat. Some relatives of a militant commander were captured during a search operation in Mingora, the main city in Swat.

In the North Waziristan tribal region, four soldiers were injured when militants armed with rockets and small arms attacked a security forces at Razmak.

Militants also targeted a check post at Wana in South Waziristan Agency with rockets but the attack was beaten back by troops, the military said.

Bureau Report