Militants torch school in Swat
Updated at: 1825 PST, Thursday, February 12, 2009 (The News)
MINGORA: The militants torched one more school in Odigram area, on the outskirts of Mingora on Thursday.
One security personnel was killed and another wounded as clashes between security forces and militants continued in the restive Swat valley.
While mortar shells were fired at a security post set up in an agriculture office in Takht Band area. However, no loss of life was reported in the attack.
A rocket was also fired at a police station in Matta, killing one security man and injuring another. Besides, one security man was injured when unknown militants attacked a security forces’ convoy with remote-controlled bomb near Kanju Township chowk.
The curfew is still in force in the district.