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The US said "the lines of communication with our Pakistani counterparts remain open" despite the ISI's support of the Haqqani Network. Security forces killed 10 Taliban fighters in Arakzai and detained a commander in Karachi.
Admiral Mullen directly accused the ISI of supporting the Haqqani Network; Pakistan's defense and interior ministers denied the charges. Pakistan placed the founder of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi under 10 days of house arrest. The Taliban killed five Pakistanis in Bajaur and two more in Khyber.
"Gunmen" killed 29 Shia in Mastung. Eight "militants" and a solider were killed after Taliban fighters attacked a checkpoint in Arakzai. Security forces detained 15 Taliban fighters in South Waziristan.
The Taliban killed six policemen and a civilian in a suicide attack on the home of a senior police official in Karachi. Five civilians were killed in a bombing at a CD shop in Peshawar. The Taliban assassinated a tribal leader in Mohmand and torched three fuel tankers in Mastung.
Eighteen people were killed, including 10 Taliban fighters, a soldier, and four members of a peace committee in Khyber. Three Taliban fighters and a soldier were killed as the two groups fought over a downed US drone in South Waziristan. Militants killed three Turis in an attack on a bus in Kurram. The US Ambassador said he could prove Pakistan's links to the Haqqani Network.
The interior ministry warned of a plot by the Taliban to kidnap a government official in order to free Osama bin Laden's family. A Pakistani man pleaded guilty in a US court to plotting to send nuclear technology to his home country.
A pair of suicide bombers killed 24 people in Quetta, including the wife of the deputy commander of Baluchistan Frontier Corps. The Taliban claimed it carried out the attack because the Frontier Corps captured al Qaeda leader Younis al Mauritani.
The Pakistani Taliban demanded the release of its prisoners and the disbandment of anti-Taliban lashkars in exchange for the release of 27 boys kidnapped last week. The doctor who aided the CIA in conducting DNA tests in an attempt to find Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad has been barred from leaving the country.
The Taliban killed 25 Pakistani security personnel and overran two border outposts in an attack in Chitral; 20 Taliban fighters were also killed. Three Lashkar-e-Jhangvi fighters were arrested in Karachi.
Eleven people, including three soldiers, were killed in a bombing in Nowshera yesterday. The son of slain Punjab governor Salman Taseer was kidnapped in Lahore. Police detained a "terrorist" in Islamabad.
Ten Lashkar-e-Islam fighters were killed in a bunker that was occupied and then mined by the Taliban in Khyber. The Lashkar-e-Khorasan executed a 'US spy' in North Waziristan. Police in Lahore arrested three men thought to be involved with the kidnapping of an American.