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Eighty-three Taliban fighters were killed in yesterday's Predator strike that targeted senior Taliban leaders. The Taliban killed five soldiers in Swat and wounded two civilians in a rocket attack in Bajaur. Fifty-seven Air Force officials have been arrested for supporting terrorism. Police detained 25 terrorism suspects in Lahore and in Karachi.
More than 70 Taliban fighters were killed during two separate airstrikes in Makeen in South Waziristan. An Afghan Taliban commander was among those killed. Qari Zianuddin Mehsud, Baitullah's main tribal rival, was assassinated in Dera Ismail Khan. The Taliban killed three policemen in Peshawar and a paramilitary policeman in Khyber. Security forces detained five Taliban fighters in Karachi.
Twenty-one Taliban fighters and civilians were killed in airstrikes in South Waziristan. A suicide bomber killed two policemen in Shangla. Interior Minister Rehman Malik denied he said that Mullah Fazlullah was wounded and surrounded. The military said the Swat offensive is in the final phase.
The military said 27 Taliban fighters were killed in Bajaur, 12 were killed in South Waziristan, and seven more were killed in Swat. A tribal lashkar killed seven Taliban fighters in Dir. Eight people were killed during clashes in Kurram. The Taliban wounded five people during rocket attacks on government installations in Khyber.