SWAT - Eight persons including the brother and two nephews of an MPA of Awami National Party were killed when Taliban attacked a house here at Shah Dheri village of Kabal tehsil in the wee hours of Monday. Meanwhile, news agencies reported that ten people were killed in the attack. The deceased Iqbal Ahmad Khan who was killed along with his two sons and five other people was the elder brother of ANP leader Waqar Ahmad Khan. According to details, some 400 armed and masked militants besieged the entire village of Shah Dheri and attacked the house of Iqbal. The miscreants forced the women to assemble in one portion of the house and shot dead Iqbal, his two sons; Jamil Khan and Abbas Khan, four bodyguards; Sultan Zarin, Sher Bahadar, Bismillah Jan and Lal Said Khan, and a soldier of the Frontier Constabulary Shafiullah. Taliban spokesman Muslim Khan claimed the responsibility for the attack, saying it was carried out in retaliation for military operations against militants that are supported by the ANP, which heads the coalition government in the NWFP. Meanwhile, a baby girl was killed and six others, including women, were injured when mortar shells hit two houses at Kabal. Agencies add: brother of MPA Iqbal, his son, two nephews, three guards and three relatives were killed when Taliban fired rockets and opened fire the house in the Swat valley, police said. SHO Saifur Rehman Khan informed an FC personnel was also killed in the attack that occurred at 2-3 am on Monday morning. Unknown armed men attacked the residence of MPA Waqar Ahmed's brother with rocket-propelled grenades, he added. A local police official said fire was still raging in the house and that witnesses had told police that a large number of Taliban first fired rockets at the house and then stormed inside. Meanwhile, leader of Awami National Party Asfandyar Wali Khan has condemned the rocket attacks by Taliban and killing of innocent people in Swat. Asfandyar asked the so-called Islamists as to whom they are serving by killing innocent people. He denounced Taliban for targeting ANP workers, a private TV reported. Meanwhile, Local Taliban have sent a threat to the members of provincial assembly (MPA) hostel in North West Frontier Province, a private TV channel reported Monday. The Taliban warned that the MPA hostel in Peshawar would be blown up and security has been put on high alert in the area, said the report. The Interior Ministry Monday put the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan on banned list. The TTP Sunday unilaterally announced a ceasefire with security forces and offered peace talks with the government. However, their request was turned down by the government. Pakistan has witnessed a series of suicide blast attacks which left more than 100 people dead. The TTP claimed responsibility for these attacks and threatened to carry out more attacks if the security forces continued their operations in Swat valley and tribal areas. Agencies add: The gunbattle between two warring tribesmen in Kurram Agency has entered 19th day as 31 more people were perished and 44 injured in fresh fighting in restive agency on Monday. Political Administration sources while confirming the incident said that intermittent incidents of fighting have been reported from Inzari, Bagzai, Alizai, Sadda, Khar Kally, Balishkhel, Sangeena, Karman, Parachamkani, Pewar Thangi, Teri Mangal, Sir Saqng and Kach Kalizai. Meanwhile, gunship helicopters shelled militant hideouts in several villages in Bajaur tribal region near the Afghan border, killing five rebels and injuring 10 others, officials said.