MINGORA, Jan 7: A girl was killed and six persons were injuries as fierce clashes erupted between security forces and militants in Koza Bandai and Dheri areas of tehsil Kabal in restive Swat valley on Wednesday.
The clashes took place after militants ambushed a security forces convoy in the area. The troops retaliated and repulsed militants’ attack. However, no casualty was reported in the attack.
The troops also targeted militant hideouts in Koza Bandai and Dherai area areas. One of the shells hit the house of Aurangzeb killing his daughter and injuring three other inmates.
Another shell hit a house in Khwazakhela area injuring three people including a woman. The injured were rushed to Saidu Sharif District Headquarters Hospital.