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The military killed 15 Taliban fighters in the Kurram tribal agency. Tribesmen in North Waziristan claimed to have shot down a second US Predator. The Taliban rewarded a man who claimed to have shot down the first. Former ISI officer Colonel Imam said Mullah Omar is open to negotiations.
The Pakistani Air Force and Army attack helicopters killed 13 Taliban fighters in Kurram and 10 more in Bajaur; six security personnel were wounded during the fighting. Twenty-seven additional Taliban fighters were captured during operations in Khyber, Bajaur, and Dir.
The Taliban executed seven "US spies" in North Waziristan. The Taliban also claimed to have shot down a Predator aircraft in North Waziristan. The Lashar-e-Islam killed a Frontier Corps soldier in Khyber. A Taliban commander and three fighters, and a soldier were killed during clashes in Swat.
A suicide bomber killed three civilians and a policeman in Tank. Twenty-two Taliban fighters and two soldiers were killed in clashes in Kurram and Arakzai. The Taliban destroyed a NATO fuel tanker in Peshawar.
Security forces killed five Taliban fighters in Swat, three in South Waziristan, and two more in North Waziristan, and detained nine Lashkar-e-Islam fighters in Khyber. The Taliban warned the Mehsud tribes not to return to their homes in South Waziristan as fighting is still ongoing.