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Two soldiers and nine Taliban fighters were killed during a clash in Dir. The Taliban killed a special forces soldier and bombed a girls' school in Mohmand. Security forces detained a top aide to Swat Taliban Mullah Fazlullah during a raid in Nowshera, and three "terrorists" in Quetta.
The Pakistani military denied reports that it would be launching a joint operation with the US against militants in North Waziristan. In Khyber, five Lashkar-e-Islam militants, including a commander, died while handling their own explosives , and five Taliban fighters were killed by IEDs. Parked NATO containers in Chakri were deemed a security risk.
Seven "militants," including six Uzbek fighters, were killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan. The Taliban killed one person in a bombing outside a movie theater in Manshera, and bombed a girls' school in Swabi.
The Taliban killed nine people in a bombing at a market in Bajaur. Three people were killed in a bombing at a Lashkar-e-Islam headquarters in Khyber. Pakistan temporarily shut down NATO's supply route to Afghanistan.
The Taliban killed 10 civilians in an IED attack in Arakzai. Security forces killed nine Taliban fighters in Chitral. Tribesmen and clerics in North Waziristan said polio vaccinations would be halted until the US ends drone strikes in Pakistan.
The Taliban released a video of the beheading of 17 Pakistani soldiers. The Lashkar-e-Islam killed eight Pakistani soldiers in an IED attack in Khyber. Twenty Pakistanis traveling to Iran were killed in a bus bombing in Quetta.
The Malakand Taliban crossed the border from Afghanistan and killed 17 Pakistani troops; seven were reportedly beheaded. ISAF commander General Allen will visit Pakistan tomorrow to review border security.
Twenty-five people were killed in a bombing at a market in Khyber. Seven policemen were killed in a bombing in Kohat. Hafiz Gul Bahadar stopped polio vaccinations in North Waziristan because of drone strikes.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said that the US is "reaching the limits of our patience" with terrorists sheltering in Pakistan and attacking in Afghanistan. Twelve people were killed in a bombing outside of a seminary in Quetta.