21 militants arrested in Pakistan

June 20th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS  

Taliban Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The Pakistani police have arrested 21 suspected militants in a search operation on the outskirts of the Dera Ismail Khan city in North West Frontier Province (NWFP), a media report said Saturday.
The suspected militants are from the Dir and Swat regions of the country where the Pakistan Army has launched a final push against the Taliban, the Online news agency said.

The city has witnessed a resurgence of violence, in which many people have died in bomb attacks.

The police have also banned the motorbikes in the city in view of the security situation.

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