| GEO Pakistan|
| 22 militants killed in last 24 hours: ISPR|
| Updated at: 1816 PST, Wednesday, June 17, 2009|
RAWALPINDI: Twenty-two terrorists were killed and 17 were apprehended, while 1 soldier was injured in Malakand division during operation in last 24 hours.
According to ISPR, move back of IDPs to Kalam is progressing well in Swat. Today 12 IDPs families comprising 69 members reached Besham Camp for further move to Kalam. Earlier, 300 families were transported back from Besham to Kalam in last 2 days.
Security forces have commenced clearance operation at Shamozai and Akhun Kale, the ISPR said.
An important commander of Madiyan Qari Junaid and his accomplice Naeem hiding in a house have been killed in an action carried out on a tip off by locals.
Terrorists fired upon a security forces communication maintenance party near Doshagram (Fatehpur), resultantly 1 soldier was injured.
Elders of the area have decided and volunteered to organize defence committees for guarding against resurgence of terrorists in a meeting with the local army officials at Kalam and Bahrain.
Huge cache of Arms and Ammunition were recovered during clearance operation at Matta and Nazarabad.
During search operation, Security forces destroyed 2 hide outs in village Kasuna and apprehended 1 terrorist from Baidarra and also secured village Doghlar and cleared number of houses.
Security forces carried search operation at Galgut area of Dir and killed 20 terrorists and 15 were apprehended. Security forces also recovered cache of arms and ammunition and apprehended 1 terrorist.
Security forces recovered and defused 7 remote control bombs planted by terrorists near Kuram Bridge Saddar , Bannu.
So far 1,325 tons rations out of Army Ration and 975 tons relief goods have been distributed amongst the scattered IDPs of Malakand. To date 693 tons of relief goods have been distributed in District Shangla, Mingora and Charbagh.