Two cops among four killed in Swat blasts
MINGORA: Two policemen and as many suspected militant facilitators were killed in separate bomb blasts in Swat on Wednesday, police said. ASI Mustafa and Constable Suleman were killed and ASI Wasiyat Khan and Ibrahim Khan injured when the roadside bomb they were defusing went off in the Charbagh area.
A curfew was imposed in the area following the explosion. Separately, two people, presumably Taliban facilitators, were killed when the bomb they were making exploded in Kabal tehsil.
The AP quoted the army as saying that security forces had arrested five suspected militants and seized a cache of weapons and ammunition in Swat. Five militants were also arrested at various checkpoints in the valley, AP added.