Mingora: Militant killed, 6 Afghan nationals arrested
MINGORA: One more militant was killed and six Afghan nationals were arrested as the security forces continued search operation in the Ser Teligram and Salandha areas on the Malam Jabba road in Swat district on Saturday, local and official sources said.
The security forces had launched search operation in the area after two soldiers were injured in an attack on Friday. One militant was killed in the subsequent clash in the area.
The sources said that an indefinite curfew had been clamped in the area for the last 30 hours. During the search and clearance operation, the sources said, the troops arrested more than 125 persons. However, 119 of the arrested persons were released after initial questioning, the sources said.
The sources said the forces arrested six Afghan nationals and shifted them to an unknown location for interrogation.