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Pakistani commandos ended the siege at Army General Headquarters in Rawalpindi; four terrorist and three hostages were killed. Dr. Usman, the leader of the Amjad Farooqi Group, was captured. The Air Force killed 19 Taliban fighters in strikes in South Waziristan. Police detained 121 Afghans in Peshawar and 35 suspected terrorists in Hangu.
The Amjad Farooqi Group took credit for the assault on the Army General Headquarters in Rawalpindi. Six soldiers and four terrorists have been killed; surviving terrorists have taken more than 10 soldiers hostage. The Taliban killed two workers during an attack on a NATO supply convoy in Khuzdar and lobbed mortars at a Levies outpost in Landikotal. The government freed three Swedish al Qaeda suspects, including a former Guantanamo detainee.
A suicide bomber killed 49 Pakistanis and wounded more than 100 in an attack in Peshawar. Security forces killed 10 Taliban fighters in Darra Adam Khel, and eight Taliban fighters and two Uzbeks in Swat and North Waziristan. The Taliban wounded four soldiers in a rocket attack in North Waziristan and torched a NATO fuel tanker in Peshawar.
Security forces killed 17 Taliban fighters in Swat and two more in South Waziristan; the bodies 15 Taliban fighters were found in Swat. One soldier and two Taliban fighters were killed in a clash in North Waziristan. The Taliban killed a soldier in Bajaur and launched three rockets at Peshawar.