Pak forces kill six key Taliban commanders in Swat

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Islamabad, Apr.27 (ANI): At least six key Taliban commanders were killed in two different encounters with security forces in the Swat Valley, Pakistani security officials have said.

A huge cache or arms and ammunition was also recovered during the raid on extremist hideouts in the region.

The first encounter took place in Kanju town of Kabal tehsil in which four wanted Taliban commanders were killed, while two leading extremist commanders were killed in a search operation in Elam area of Barikot tehsil, The Daily Times reports.

Confirming the encounters, local operations commander Colonel Ejaz Malik said the security forces would continue their offensive against the Taliban and other militant groups, and would also not show leniency towards their supporters. (ANI)

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