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The Taliban took 11 tribal leaders hostage in Bajaur and killed three "US spies" in North Waziristan. The Taliban killed two people and bombed the home of a journalist in Swat, where police are resigning due to threats. Afghans have been ordered to leave Khyber in one week.
Ten Pakistanis were killed in a suicide attack near a college in Dera Ismail Khan. A Baluchi leader said the Taliban is consolidating control in Quetta and are being directed to fight Baluchi nationalists. The Taliban warned women not to go to aid offices or go to school.
India's prime minister asked Pakistan to hand over the suspects of the Mumbai terror attacks. A senior Afghan Taliban spokesman was detained by Pakistani security officials. A suicide bomber killed himself in a failed attack in Bannu. Security forces detained 13 extremists during the operation in Khyber.
Pakistan partially reopened NATO supply routes through Khyber to Afghanistan. Four terrorists were killed in US airstrikes in South Waziristan. The Taliban imposed sharia in Hangu, ordered all girls' schools closed in North Waziristan, and murdered a tribal elder in Bajaur.
The government said the Khyber Pass will reopen to NATO supply convoys this weekend. Three policemen were killed in bombings in Peshawar and four civilians were killed in rocket attacks in Bajaur. The Taliban publicly executed a kidnapping gang leader in Kurram. Ten Taliban fighters were detained during fighting in Mohmand.
Security forces detained 28 al Qaeda and Taliban facilitators as well as 116 Afghans during the security operation in Khyber. "There was no resistance at all from the Taliban side as they seem to have gone underground," local residents said. The Taliban murdered a "US spy" in North Waziristan.