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Four Taliban fighters dressed as policemen stormed a hospital in Lahore and killed five people, including three policemen. The Taliban are suspected of trying to free or kill one of their own who carried out the attack on two Ahmadi mosques in Lahore on May 28. The military claimed 42 Taliban fighters were killed in airstrikes in Arakzai; the Taliban denied any fighters were killed.
A top Taliban and al Qaeda operative is thought to have been killed in the May 15 airstrike in the Khyber. Security forces killed 42 Taliban fighters in Arakzai and detained 14 Lashkar-e-Islam fighters in Peshawar. Two French journalists detained for spying on May 28 have been transferred to a jail in Peshawar.
Security forces killed 12 Taliban fighters during airstrikes in Arakzai. The Taliban again took credit for the attack on two Ahmadi mosques in Lahore and encouraged assassinations against the MQM political party. General Kiyani will decide if and when an operation in North Waziristan will take place.