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A suicide bomber killed 48 and wounded more than 100 in an attack on a tribal meeting in Arakzai. The Taliban beheaded four tribal leaders in Bajaur, kidnapped a politician and bombed two girls' schools in Swat, and bombed a politician's home in Dir. Security forces killed 23 Taliban fighters in Bajaur.
A US airstrike killed nine Taliban and al Qaeda fighters in North Waziristan. Ten Pakistanis were killed in a Taliban bombing in Dir; eight police were wounded in a suicide attack in Islamabad. A Taliban letter was found at the Islamabad attack site. The military killed 21 Taliban fighters in Bajaur. n administrator and a teacher of a madrassa in Dera Ismail Khan were arrested for training female suicide bombers.
In a briefing to parliament, the military said Swat, Shangla, and other districts are under control of the Taliban. The military killed 20 Taliban and "foreign" fighters in Bajaur; five Taliban were killed and 27 were arrested in Darra Adam Khel; 22 Taliban were detained in Swat. Mullah Fazlullah announced a 'conditional amnesty™ for officials that sided with the government in Swat. The leader of the Jamaat-i-Islami said his political party would not tolerate American "terrorism" in tribal areas
Seven people were wounded in a series of small bombings in Lahore.
The leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami asked the government to halt operations in the tribal areas. The Taliban bombed two girls colleges and kidnapped tow policemen and two security guards in Swat. The Taliban freed five government officials in Hangu. The Salarzai tribe said the Taliban is cleared from their areas in Bajaur.
More than 20 Pakistanis were killed in a suicide bombing in Bhakkar in Punjab province. Qari Hussain has reopened a terror camp for children in Spinkai in South Waziristan. Six Taliban fighters were killed in Bajaur. Four Taliban fighters were killed and eight were captured in Darra Adam Khel. The governor of the Northwest Frontier Province signed a law implementing shariah in Malakand.