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Security forces killed six Taliban fighters, detained 14 more, and destroyed four bases in in Darra Adam Khel. Four Taliban fighters were killed in a premature detonation in Kurram. A large IED blast targeted members of an anti-Taliban committee in Peshawar; no one was hurt.
A suicide bomber killed 10 civilians and two policemen in an attack at a market in Mingora, the main town in Swat. Security forces detained 34 suspected Taliban fighters in Hangu and 25 more in Khyber. Pakistan's Senate unanimously passed a resolution in support of Aafia Siddiqi, the al Qaeda operative who was convicted in the US of attempting to kill soldiers and FBI agents in Afghanistan.
The military killed eight suspected Taliban fighters in Kohat and detained 80 suspected Taliban fighters in Bajaur and 74 more in Khyber; 20 fighters, including a commander, surrendered in Bajaur. The Taliban beheaded a Sikh hostage in Khyber, attacked a flour mill in Kohat, and bombed two schools in Mohmand.
The US killed an al Qaeda military commander in the Feb. 17 airstrike in North Waziristan. The Pakistani Air Force killed 30 Taliban fighters in South Waziristan. The Taliban killed a police chief during suicide attacks in Mansehra. Police detained a suicide bomber in Lahore.