Two armymen killed in fresh Swat simmerings in Pakistan

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Islamabad, Jun 29 (UNI) Two Pakistani security personnel were among five people killed in different incidents in the Pakistan's insurgent hit Swat region where government troops are battling radicals loyal to pro-Taliban cleric Mullah Fazlullah.

Two securitymen were killed in a remote control bomb attack on an Army convoy at Matta area here, which led to the clamping of curfew in Ronyal area, while three persons were killed at Seenpura and Tehsil Kabal, Geo TV reported today.

The security forces were on their routine patrol duty near Ronyal area here, when a bomb planted on roadside was detonated by remote control causing explosion that killed two security men, Naik Shakil Imran and Sepoy Ghulam Abbas.

Following the incident, an indefinite curfew has been imposed in Ronyal area. Meanwhile, some unknown persons shot dead at Seenpura area of Matta, while one person was killed by firing at Taharan area of Tehsil Kabal.

Mullah Fazlullah is the local cleric who commanded a band of about six-thousand fighters that until recently controlled much of this valley. His illegal mobile FM radio stations, known as Radio Mullah, broadcast sermons advocating Sharia law.


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