Security forces shelled militants hideouts in different areas of Swat as operation against militants underway in the area. Security forces pounded militants positions in Shah Derai, Totano Bandai and Paharai areas in tehsil Kabal of Swat and Manglore. Dir media center announced curfew relaxation till 8:00 pm in tehsil Maidan and Aden Zai of district Lower Dir. In Swat, curfew remained imposed except Khawaza Khela, Madeen, Bahrain and Kalam areas. Meanwhile, clashes between national lashkar and militants continued in Upper Dir whereas security forces also shelling militants hideouts from Pana Kot area.