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Security forces killed 20 Lashkar-e-Islam fighters in Khyber and 11 Taliban fighters in Swat and Dir; 28 Taliban fighters, including a commander were also detained. The interior minister said Mullah Fazlullah has been wounded and will be captured within days.
Police arrested TNSM chief Sufi Mohammed in Peshawar one day after he met with the group's shura and a former member of parliament for ordering the beheading of a Polish engineer. The military killed 23 Taliban fighters during operations in Dir. Two soldiers and one Taliban commander were killed in Swat.
Security forces killed 14 Taliban fighters and detained 29 more in Swat and Buner. The Taliban killed a 'US spy' in North Waziristan, wounded 7 policemen and a civilian during an IED attack in Kohat, and bombed 17 CD shops in Mardan. Sufi Mohammed held a meeting with the TNSM shura in Peshawar.
Twenty-one Taliban fighters and one soldier were killed during clashes in Dir and Swat. Security forces detained a Lashkar-e-Islam fighter in Khyber and an Indian national in Bannu. The interior minister said Baluch rebels are training in Afghanistan.
Security forces killed six Taliban fighters in Swat and captured two men transporting weapons in Nowshera. A curfew has been imposed in regions in North Waziristan. Security forces are targeting Baitullah Mehsud™s network with "precision," the interior minister said.