MINGORA - At least seven persons including four personnel of the security forces and two activists of ruling Awami National Party (ANP) were abducted by unknown persons here from two different areas on Monday. The officials and local people informed that four security personnel were kidnapped from Dheri area, Kanju, while three were abducted from historical Odegram town, Mingora. The three civilians included ANP stalwarts Bakht Ghulam and Akbar Zaman, and a bank manager Yousaf. So far no one has claimed the responsibility for the incidents. AFP adds: Pakistani paramilitary forces Monday killed 10 Taliban militants in a tribal area bordering Afghanistan and destroyed more than a dozen vehicles and a main communications system, officials said. "The security forces targeted a militant hideout in Khyber tribal district and killed 10 militants," a security official told AFP. It was not possible to confirm the death toll independently. "The militants' main communication system and their 15 vehicles were also destroyed in the strike," the official said. Elsewhere, security forces captured the "strategically important" Bachina heights in the Bajaur tribal district that had been under militant control for a long time, he added.