| GEO Pakistan|
| Curfew eases in parts of Swat, Dir|
| Updated at: 1127 PST, Saturday, August 08, 2009|
LOWER DIR: Operation against militants is going on in Lower Dir as curfew relaxed in different areas of Swat and Dir.
Security forces overnight pounded suspected militants positions tehsil Maidan of Lower Dir. However, no loss of life was reported. Search operation against militants in different areas of tehsil continued.
According to Dir media center, curfew will be relaxed till 8:00 pm in tehsil Maidan. Swat media center announced curfew relaxation till 6: 00 pm in Khawazakhela, Matta, Bedara, Madeen, Shangla, Darashkhela whereas shops will be open from 3:00 pm till 8:00 pm in Dargai, Sakhakot, and Buttkhela.