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The Taliban killed a UN worker and a guard during a kidnapping attempt at a refugee camp in Peshawar and fired rockets at the homes of tribal leaders in Bajaur. Security forces killed seven Taliban fighters and a commander in Swat and Malakand. Three civilians were killed in a landmine incident in North Waziristan.
Security forces killed 28 Taliban fighters in Swat and Mohmand and five more Taliban and two civilians in South Waziristan; one soldier was killed during the clashes. The Taliban killed two Frontier Corps troops in Bannu and bombed a police checkpost in Mardan. Six Taliban surrendered to a peace committee in Mohmand and eight more were detained.
A tribal militia in Mohmand killed 23 Taliban fighters; three militiamen were also killed. Security forces killed nine Taliban fighters in Swat. Nearly 1,000 families have returned to Swat and Buner. The Taliban rocketed a police station in Peshawar and torched a NATO fuel tanker in Khyber.
Eleven people were killed in an explosion at a training camp in Punjab. Six Taliban fighters were killed and 10 were wounded after they attacked a police checkpost in South Waziristan. Security forces detained 13 al Qaeda operatives in Dera Murad Jamali and two members of the Ghazi Force in Islamabad. Pakistan's interior minister said the Taliban have been defeated in Swat and the group's senior leadership has been killed.