Several militants hideouts have been destroyed during ongoing operation of security forces in Swat and Dir. Many causalities feared in bombardment on suspect hideouts of militants in Mangal Tan area of tehsil Charbagh. Indefinite curfew remained in place in district Swat and Malakand Agency. Security forces continued pounding militants strongholds in Mingora, adjoining areas and Khawazakhela as gunship helicopters hovering over Mingora city. Tense situation in restive areas created shortage of food and medicines. On the other hand, search operation to curb militants and suspects continued in Buner and neighboring areas. Official sources said security forces launched search operation in Buner, Pir Baba and adjoining areas and several suspected people were arrested during the operation. Some of them were released whereas remaining still under custody for investigation.