Three killed in Swat, Fazlullah aide arrested
PESHAWAR: Unidentified gunmen killed three people including a woman in Matta tehsil in Swat district on Tuesday, officials said. They also said security forces arrested four suspected militants including a militant commander closely linked to rebel cleric Fazlullah.
Police officials in Matta told Daily Times that locals had found two unidentified bodies on a road in Chauta Kalam. In another incident, unidentified assailants killed Habibullah and his wife and injured his second wife when they were standing outside their house. Security forces arrested four suspects on Tuesday including one they identified as militant commander Muhammad Yusuf, close aide to rebel cleric Fazlullah. He was arrested at Fizzagut checkpost. They also seized Rs 60,000 from him. Sources said the men were being interrogated at an undisclosed location.