Pirates seized a Greek-flagged supertanker transporting oil to the US. Several Hizbul Islam officials led by warlord Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Islam Madobe fled to Kenya, after Shabaab seized two towns near the border. Reports said the fleeing officials held meetings with top Kenyan security officials and are currently in the capital Nairobi.
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Security forces killed 10 Taliban fighters in Kurram and detained 10 in Swat and South Waziristan. The Frontier Corps said 61 Lashkar-e-Islam, Taliban, and Uzbek and Afghan fighters have been killed since the latest operation began in Khyber last week.
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