3 militants killed by security forces in Swat gun battle
MINGORA: As reported by The News on Friday, three militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Miandam area of Swat Valley on Thursday evening, official sources said.
The sources said during patrolling, security forces signalled a group of militants to stop for checking but they opened fire on security forces. The forces, the sources said, returned the fire and killed three of them while the others fled. The slain militants were identified as Kamran, Sher Zaman and Anwar, who belonged to Madyan. Meanwhile, rivals identified as Namair and Bakht Muneer shot dead a man Azeem Khan of Manglowar and injured a passer-by Said Bacha when they opened indiscriminate fire on them at a bus terminal in Mingora city. The accused fled after committing the crime.
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