30 arrested in Swat search
MINGORA: The security forces arrested 30 persons during search operation in Manglawar area here on Wednesday, official sources said. The sources said that the forces launched door-to-door search a day after the son of the peace committee member was killed in an attack on his vehicle. The security forces arrested 30 suspected persons during the search operation. The arrested persons were shifted to an undisclosed location for interrogation.
The peace committee member, Mian Sher Ali, along with his family members was travelling to Sheen Kat to attend the funeral prayers for the slain Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Khan Bahadur when their vehicle was targeted with a roadside blast in Arq Chinar on Tuesday. Barkat Ali, son of Mian Sher Ali, was killed and five others injured when the pickup truck was targeted with an improvised explosive device (IED).