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Twin explosions in Swat claim life of security personnel

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SWAT: A security personnel was killed and two civilians were wounded when two explosions hit the Swat valley on Friday.

Sources told ARY News that the explosions occurred one after the other in Utror area of the terror-hit valley.

Initial reports suggested that just when security personnel took control of the area following a roadside bomb explosion, which went off injuring two people in Utror, the second explosion occurred.

The second explosion turned out to be a deadly one after the security forces confirmed the death of a security personnel.

In all two bombs were planted in the area and after the first explosion, the second blast was carried out by a remote-controlled device, said bomb disposal squad.

Security officials have cordoned off the area after the latest attack on the security forces in Swat while a search operation has started in Utror to locate the culprits.

Meanwhile, the dead and wounded has been shifted to nearby hospitals for medical assistance.

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