Two TTP militants killed in Swat action

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MINGORA: The security forces have killed two important militant commanders of the banned TTP Swat during an operation in Swat on Wednesday.
On a tip off, the security forces and police carried out a raid in Charbagh area of Swat. The militants opened fire at the security forces and police. The security forces retaliated to the firing and killed two militants. Both the militants belonged to TTP, Swat and they were wanted to police in cases of target killing and terror attacks.
The security forces also recovered hand grenade and weapons from the possession of the dead militants.
“Asad alias Anus and Wahab were killed. Both were being traced for their previous involvement in terrorist activities in Malakand Division,” ISPR said in a statement.
“Due to effective security in place both were traced in the hideout and killed during an encounter,” added the military’s statement.
Two facilitators of the killed terrorists were also apprehended during the operation.
According to security forces, the militants were in contact with TTP leaders in Afghanistan.

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