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Between 25 and 50 Taliban and seven soldiers were killed during fighting in South Waziristan. The military the Swat operation should be over in two to three days. Forty Taliban operatives, including commander Asmatullah, were detained in Mianwali. Two Taliban commanders surrendered in Khyber. The Taliban killed a school administrator in Hangu.
The military said Mingora has been secured; 25 Taliban fighters, including two commanders, and one soldier were killed in Swat and ten more were killed in Dir. The Taliban denied claims that eight of its fighters were killed in Kohat. Two Taliban fighters and a soldier were killed in a clash in North Waziristan.
The military said 22 Taliban fighters and six commanders were killed in Swat, and five fighters and two commanders were captured as the towns of Peochar and Bahrain were cleared. Five Taliban fighters were killed in Dir. Rewards for Mullah Fazlullah and 20 other commanders have been drastically increased. One policeman was killed and 15 Taliban fighters were detained in Hangu. More than 3.4 million internally displaced persons have fled the Malakand Division and Bajaur.