Military said Sunday it had killed 10 militants in the last 24 hours in Swat valley, where ground troops are battling to wrest the main town out of Taliban hands. "In (the) last 24 hours, 10 militants were killed in various areas of Swat during exchanges of fire between miscreants and security forces, while 14 have been arrested," a military statement said. "Three security forces personnel embraced shahadat (martyrdom) and six were injured," it added. The military said that its troops had Sunday made advances across the main town in the Swat valley, Mingora -- which has been under Taliban control for weeks -- and five insurgents were killed in the urban street battles.