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A suicide bomber killed 10 Pakistanis, including a journalist and senior police officials, in a hospital in Quetta. A US strike in North Waziristan killed six Taliban fighters. The Taliban killed two tribal leaders in Swat. Security forces detained eight Taliban fighters in Bajaur.
Effectiveness of US strikes in Pakistan 'decreased 90 percent' since suicide strike on CIA - Siraj HaqqaniA look at the data shows a decrease in the number of top-tier terrorist leaders killed in US strikes in Pakistan since the beginning of 2010, after the suicide attack that targeted a CIA base in Afghanistan.
The US designated the two leaders of the Karachi-based Al Akhtar Trust and the Al Rashid Trust as terrorists for their support for al Qaeda and the Taliban. The Khyber-based Lashkar-i-Islam said it would hold talks with the government. The Northwest Frontier Province was officially renamed as Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
A US strike in North Waziristan killed five Taliban fighters. Taliban commander Qari Zia Rahman spoke to the media to dispel reports of his death and also said Hakeemullah Mehsud is alive. Security forces detained 29 tribal elders in Bajaur for failing to keep out the Taliban.