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A US strike in North Waziristan killed nine Haqqani Network and al Qaeda operatives. Twelve Taliban fighters surrendered and four more were detained in Swat. The Taliban murdered a man who sheltered a Chinese engineer. The Mahmood tribe in Bajaur was ordered to turn over Taliban fighters or face an offensive. A Taliban commander denied the Afghan leaders were sheltering in Pakistan.
US aircraft killed eight Taliban fighters in attacks in North and South Waziristan. General Kiyani said the US would not be permitted to conduct Predator strikes in Baluchistan, while Ambassador Patterson identified the region as a primary threat. Security forces detained more than 200 Taliban fighters in Dir and 43 more in Swat.