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Security forces killed 40 Taliban fighters after they attacked a military outpost and a convoy in separate attacks. Twenty-eight Taliban fighters surrendered to security forces and vowed to remain loyal to the state. The Taliban bombed a school in Mohmand.
Thirty Taliban fighters and six Frontier Corps troops were killed during clashes in Arakzai. Eight criminals and three policemen were killed in a shootout in Khyber. Security forces established 16 checkpoints in Peshawar to block the Taliban from entering the region.
Security forces killed 27 Taliban fighters in clashes in Arakzai and Kurram, and killed six Lashkar-e-Islam fighters in Khyber. The Taliban destroyed four schools in Mohmand and Arakzai. France is delaying a $1.6 billion weapons sale to Pakistan.
The military killed 28 Taliban fighters in Arakzai. Police detained two Taliban operatives in Swat. Mehsud tribal leaders agreed to return to South Waziristan; tribal leaders held talks with the Taliban. A Taliban spokesman said the group would continue to attack those who support the US.