MINGORA (APP) - At least five militants were killed and six injured, in an exchange of fire with Security Forces near Matta and Allgrama early morning here on Friday. A patrolling party of Security Forces was fired upon by militants when they were near Matta, in exchange of fire three militants were killed and five were injured, says a press release, issued by media information centre Mingora, District Swat. In another exchange of fire near Aligrama, two militants were killed and one was injured. However, during exchange of fire Security Forces personnel remained safe. In order to ensure safety of civilian population curfew has been imposed in tehsil Matta till 03:00 pm today, the press release added. It is pertinent to mention here that Militants have occupied certain villages vacated by civilian population and are engaging Security Forces from the rooftops. Moreover, militants remove weapons from the dead bodies of their accomplices and portray them as civilian causalities. Unfortunately, it has become normal practice of militants that they use innocent people as human shield while engaging Security Forces.