ISLAMABAD - The security forces have killed eight more militants including a local commander Bilal during a search operation at the areas around Loe Namal and Pansarat in Swat. According to an ISPR release issued here on Thursday, 20 hideouts of terrorists were destroyed and eight machine guns, a rifle and huge cache of arms were also recovered. The troops conducted search operation at Gwalerai and destroyed six hideouts, besides recovering 10 rifles along with ammunition and one double cabin vehicle. Search operation was also conducted at Kalagai and two tunnels, each 20-foot long, and four bunkers were demolished. The security forces conducted search and sweep operation at Tahirabad and Aman Kot and recovered three rifles, four pistols along with other ammunition and a vehicle. Search operation was also carried out in Gamkot and Nimogram areas. Four suspected terrorists were apprehended and one machine gun and two pistols were recovered there. The security forces conducted search operation at Ningolai and Bara Banda areas and recovered 45 rifles and 12 pistols. In a search operation at Tutan Banda area, 10 hideouts of the militants were demolished. The troops conducted search operation at Kabal and recovered two rifles, one pistol and two machine guns. In Darra Adamkhel, FR Kohat, the security forces during routine search, apprehended 11 suspects and recovered explosive bags, 16 boxes of machine gun ammunition, 38 mortars bombs, two rockets, one RPG7 along with 25 shells, two mines, one 82 mortar, two 12.7 guns with 2 spare barrels, one machine gun and three hand grenades. In Bannu, the security forces apprehended four terrorists and recovered two rifles and one pistol during routine search. Meanwhile, an improvised explosive device exploded near a police van at Bakakhel. Two Frontier Constabulary soldiers embraced martyrdom and seven soldiers including 6 policemen were injured in the incident. Regarding relief activities, as many as 155,348 cash cards have been distributed amongst the IDPs of Malakand. Meanwhile, Abdul Sattar Edhi and UN team visited Circuit House Mingora and were briefed about the security and administrative arrangements for the return of dislocated persons.