Taliban spokesman threatens Malakand Commissioner to stop operation

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Mingora (Pakistan), Aug.19 (ANI): After a brief lull, Taliban's Swat chapter spokesman Muslim Khan has threatened the Malakand Division Commissioner to stop the action against the extremists.

According to sources, Khan called Malakand Commissioner Fazal Karim Khattak and told him to discontinue the operation against militants as soon as possible.

Khattak asked the self proclaimed spokesman to lay down arms, surrender to security forces and face the court of law, The News reports.

Khan also rejected reports of Swat Taliban chief Maulana Fazlullah's death.

Meanwhile, security forces have nabbed at least fifteen Taliban fighters in Aligrama, Charbagh, Mingora city and Qambar. (ANI)

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