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The Army and Rangers have deployed in Punjab province to disrupt the Long March. Police have begun arresting members of the opposition, including Nawaz Sharif, Shahbaz Sharif, Qazi Hussain Ahmed, and Imran Khan. Security forces claimed to have killed 35 Taliban fighters in Dara Adam Khel.
Pakistani officials believe the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore was carried out by the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi. Security forces detained 125 militants in Kohat. The Taliban murdered three "US spies" in South Waziristan and released five soldiers in Bajaur. A court extended the house arrest of Lashkar-e-Taiba leader Hafiz Saeed.
The Taliban executed 14 paramilitary troops in Mohmand. The government killed 15 Taliban fighters in Mohmand. The military is searching for an unmanned US Predator strike aircraft thought to have been shot down by the Taliban. Peshawar's police chief claimed the provincial capital is no longer under threat of a Taliban takeover.
The Taliban claimed to have shot down a US Predator in South Waziristan. Fifteen Pakistanis, including seven policemen, were killed in bombings in Peshawar, Khyber, and Dera Ismail Khan. The bodies of six security personnel were found in Mohmand. Security forces killed 22 Taliban in Arakzai. The government freed 12 Taliban prisoners in Swat.