Swat district authorities have withdrawn their prior orders in which the residents of Rahimabad, Qanbar and Amankot localities in surrounding of Mingora were advised to vacate the area by 7:00 pm Tuesday. DCO Swat Khushhal Khan has withdrawn the earlier order issued by him. The authorities have announced curfew break in the area from 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm. In clashes and firing incidents at least seven persons have been killed and more than 20 were injured in Mingora and other areas. The forces are targeting militant positions with artillery shelling in which several militants were reportedly killed.