ISLAMABAD, May 24 (KUNA) -- Pakistani security forces Sunday claimed securing more area of significant importance from the militants' seizure and killed 10 more militants while 14 others were arrested in ongoing operation in northern district.
Moving from street to street, the security forces have secured important areas of Mingora city in Malakand Division while in various areas of Swat 10 militants have been killed and 14 others were arrested, the military said in a statement.
During the operation, three security personnel were also killed, it said, adding, six others were injured, in the last 24 hours.
After surrounding the Peochar Valley, the security forces have entered the Peochar village where search and cordon operation is continuing, the statement said.
So far, it added huge cache of arms have been recovered from miscreants hideouts along with an extensive factory of making bombs and IEDs.
The security forces launched operation in Malakand Division last month at the request of the provincial government after militants failed to establish peace in the area as per the agreement signed with the government in exchange of Islamic Shariah enforcement. (end) KUNA 242019 May 09NNNN