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The Taliban took credit for suicide attacks that killed 11 people, including an anti-Taliban cleric, at mosques in Lahore and Nowshera. Thirty-nine Taliban fighters and ten soldiers were killed in Swat; 21 Taliban fighters were killed in Bannu. Twelve Taliban and two soldiers were killed during fighting in Mohmand. The Taliban killed four policemen in an IED attack in Hangu and another in Kohat.
The Pakistani military killed 47 people in artillery strikes in Hangu and Arakzai, 30 Taliban were killed in Bannu, and 22 more were killed in a failed assault on forts in South Waziristan. Police detained 29 Taliban fighters in Nowshera and Kohat and arrested 25 more in Islamabad. Three people were killed in a suicide attack in Peshawar. Two people were killed in a shooting outside the home of the Peshawar Corps commander.
Security forces killed 100 Taliban fighters in Bannu and 23 more in Swat; a Taliban commander also surrendered in Swat. A lashkar in Dir killed two Taliban fighters. Six terrorists were detained in Islamabad. The UN suspended operations in Peshawar. The US delivered four MI-17 helicopters to the Pakistani military.