Civilians caught in Pakistan's Swat conflict - 02 Aug 08

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Fighting in Pakistan's Swat valley has continued into a fourth day as Pakistani government forces and pro-Taliban fighter groups clash in the volatile region.

The confrontations have left 45 pro-Taliban fighters dead and 11 Pakistani troops dead, Pakistan's military information office said on Saturday.

Thirty-four civilians have died and 70 have been seriously wounded in the clashes, as shells and mortars hit houses, gardens and even a golf course.

Zeina Awad has this report.