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7 more militants killed in NW Pakistan operation
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20:28, May 04, 2009

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Seven more militants were killed Monday in the military operation in northwestern Pakistan, the military said.

Afsar Hameed, an important militant commander, was among the seven killed in the operation in Buner in the North West Frontier Province, said the military in a statement.

A total of 87 militants have been killed since the Buner operation began on April 28, according to the statement.

It said that one security personnel was killed and three others were injured in Monday's operation.

It also said that militants were using 2,000 innocent people as human shield in view of impending clearance of Pir Baba by security forces.

In neighboring Swat, it said, militants brutally beheaded two soldiers in their captivity Sunday in Khawazakhela "against all norms of religious teaching and human ethics".

"In gross violation of peace accord armed militants are marching on the roads of Mangora city and other areas, threatening the lives of the innocent people of Swat and civil administration," it said. "Security forces are still exercising restraint to honor the peace agreement."

Early Monday, it said, militants attacked a security forces convoy in Barrikot. Exchange of fire took place in which an officer was killed and two soldiers were injured.

Another soldier was killed when militants raided a security forces check post at Shangla top, according to the statement.

Source: Xinhua



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