PESHAWAR  - At least 10 pro-Taliban fighters were killed in a battle between two rival groups in northwest Pakistan, according to officials. Hundreds of supporters of Baitullah Mehsud, leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, fought members of a breakaway faction of the group on Saturday. The fighting in Mohmand tribal region lasted for several hours and left between 10 and 15 men dead. A spokesman for Mehsud's group claimed his fighters had killed 15 members of the rival group and captured 120 others, including Shah Khalid, their senior commander. The spokesman, who identified himself as Dr Asad, said that Khalid was being supported by the government. Meanwhile, some unknown assailants killed two tribesmen of Turi Tribe in Ahmedzai Village Kurram Agency on Saturday which the administration believed to have been killed by Bangash Tribe of Bushera Village. According to political administration, some armed men of Bushera Village opened fire at Riaz Hussain and Shujat Hussain when they were working in their fields at Ahmad Zai Village. As a result, they sustained critical injuries and were shifted to Agency Headquarters Hospital Parachinar where they died. Meanwhile, the operation against extremists continued for the fourth consecutive day across Hangu district while the security forces have taken over Zargari, Shinawari and Doaba areas. DCO Hangu Shahab Ali told local reporters in Hangu that the dialogue process in the area was underway and efforts were afoot for resolving all the matters through table talks. The administration has reclamped the curfew following one-hour relaxation in Hangu bazaar, Shinawari, Shamsuddin Banda and Zargari areas to avoid any mishap. Earlier, the curfew was lifted after easing of tension in these areas. The security forces are combing the areas for flushing out the extremists, the DCO maintained. Meanwhile, a large number of people in the areas have shifted to safer places. Relief camps for the affected persons have been set up at Bagtu, Hangu and Kohat. District Hangu Nazim, Haji Khan Afzal said the members of the negotiating Jirga have arrived here after holding talks with NWFP Governor and PM Yousuf Raza Gilani and they were expected to meet the local administration today to finalise future course of the peace process. The security forces are patrolling the streets to avoid any untoward situation. At least 28 people have so far been killed and dozens of others injured in air strikes and clashes between militants and law enforcers in several areas of Hangu and Mohmand Agency. Zargari town remained under heavy artillery fire and gunship helicopters' bombardment by security forces the other night. Tribal elders and Ulema from Zargari decided in a Jirga held on Friday to cooperate with the government for peace restoration in the area.