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Three US soldiers were among nine people killed in an IED attack in Dir; the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. Pakistani intelligence officials said Hakeemullah Mehsud and Qari Hussain Mehsud likely survived a US Predator strike. Two security personnel were wounded an IED attack in Khyber.
US aircraft killed 17 terrorists in a massive attack in North Waziristan. Security forces killed 18 Taliban fighters in Bajaur, while tribesmen killed and hanged two Taliban fighters. The military also killed three Taliban fighters in Swabi. The Taliban killed two members of a peace committee in Mohmand.
A Taliban leader said Hakeemullah Mehsud will release a tape in the next couple of days to prove he is alive. Security forces killed 20 Taliban fighters in Bajaur and detained 12 Taliban fighters in Swat and South Waziristan. The Taliban torched a NATO fuel tanker in Khyber.
The Taliban denied Hakeemullah Mehsud was killed in a US airstrike earlier this year. The military killed 17 Taliban in airstrikes in Bajaur and detained five more in Nowshera. The Taliban killed two soldiers in Mohmand and bombed a girls' school in Bannu. The Taliban also warned the government not to carry out operations in North Waziristan.
A suicide bomber killed 17 Pakistanis at a checkpoint in Bajaur. The military killed seven Taliban fighters in Bajaur and detained 10 Taliban fighters in South Waziristan. The Taliban murdered two men for "spying for US forces" in North Waziristan.