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The Taliban captured 12 policemen in Khyber, freed three policemen in Hangu, and banned unaccompanied women from markets in Malakand. The government blocked seven illegal FM channels in Charsadda. Sufi Mohammed warned of violence in Swat if President Zardari did not sign legislation approving sharia.
The Taliban destroyed a vital bridge in Khyber and shut down NATO's supply route to Afghanistan. Security forces killed 26 Taliban fighters in Mohmand and captured 4 more in Khyber. The government is expressing its displeasure with the new US strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan. The military's chief spokesman said claims of ISI links with the Taliban and al Qaeda are "baseless.".
More than 70 Pakistanis were killed in a Taliban suicide attack in a mosque in Khyber. The Taliban attacked a trucking terminal in Peshawar, murdered two "US spies" in North Waziristan, battled security forces in Swat, and threatened to end the ceasefire in Darra Adam Khel. The US chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said the ISI is supporting the Taliban and al Qaeda.