Pakistan army says 37 militants killed in Swat

Pakistan's military says it has killed 37 militants in intense fighting with pro-Taliban militants in the country's volatile northwest. Army spokesman Maj. Nasir Ali said two soldiers also died in the clashes in Swat valley on Saturday. Ali said troops backed by helicopter gunships were still "targeting militants" in various parts of Swat, a region that has become a battleground between government troops and Islamic insurgents. No militant spokesman was immediately available to confirm the fighting or casualties on their side.