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Ten killed in militant attack in Pakistan's Swat

Militants attack the home of a district government official in Pakistan's Swat Valley, killing three members of his family and seven guards.

world Updated: Aug 25, 2008 08:41 IST

Militants attacked the home of a district government official in Pakistan's Swat Valley on Monday, killing three members of his family and seven guards, police said.

Troops have been battling militants in the Swat Valley, northwest of Islamabad, for the past year but fighting has intensified in recent weeks.