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Security forces killed 13 Taliban fighters in Arakzai and eight more, including a "key commander," in Swat and Kohat. Twenty-five Lashkar-e-Islam fighters were detained in Khyber. The Taliban killed one tribal leader and abducted five more in Bajaur. The government imposed an indefinite curfew in Tank and suspended anti-polio vaccinations in North Waziristan.
US strike aircraft killed eight Taliban fighters in North Waziristan. Security forces killed four Taliban fighters and detained nine more in Swat, and detained a senior Taliban commander from Swat in Karachi. The military launched a new operation in Khyber; 12 extremists were captured.
Security forces killed eight Taliban fighters in Arakzai. Baluch fighters killed three policemen in an attack on a checkpoint in Nasirabad. The Mehsud tribes said they would return to South Waziristan and promised not to aid or shelter the Taliban.
A US airstrike killed seven Taliban fighters in North Waziristan. The military killed 20 Taliban fighters in Arakzai. The Taliban killed four policemen and bombed 12 NATO tankers in Mianwali and wounded 10 policemen in a suicide attack in Dir.
The Taliban took credit for an ambush that killed eight soldiers in North Waziristan. The Taliban also beheaded four "US spies" in North Waziristan. Security forces killed 16 Taliban fighters in Arakzai.