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Unidentified gunmen shot and wounded Auranzeb Farooqi, a prominent Sunni cleric and leader of the Ahle Sunnat-Wal-Jamaat party, in Karachi. Pakistani militants shot dead two Afghan policemen who were traveling to Quetta via Chaman. The policemen were accompanying a sick female companion to a medical facility in Quetta when they were abducted and murdered; the female was reportedly released.
Mullah Nazir banned cellphones with cameras and memory cards in Wana in South Waziristan. Following the assassination of ANP leader Bashir Bilour, the party is pushing for an operation to clear North Waziristan of insurgents.
"Gunmen" killed four medical personnel who were dispensing polio vaccinces in Karachi, and another in Peshawar. Ten people were wounded in a grenade attack outside an army recruiting center in Risalpur.
A Taliban suicide assault team killed four civilians in an attack on the military side of the airport in Peshawar. Five Taliban fighters were killed in the attack; three died in a premature detonation.
A Taliban suicide assault team killed three policemen, two civilians, and a soldier in an attack on a police station in Bannu. The Taliban said the attack was launched to avenge the death of Baitullah Mehsud's nephew.
US drones killed three "militants" in a strike in South Waziristan; the strike is the first in Pakistan in 36 days. Mullah Nazir was wounded in a suicide attack in Wana in South Waziristan; six people were killed in the blast.
Security force killed five Taliban fighters near Wana in South Waziristan. Police arrested five Taliban fighters in Punjab province. Teh government is considering the release of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Baradar.
The Taliban killed a soldier and wounded another during an attack on an outpost in South Waziristan. The "Mujahideen-e-Waziristan" warned tribals in Wana not to join the Levies. Five people were killed in violence in Karachi.
Security forces killed 10 "militants" and wounded six more during airstrikes in the Tirah Valley in Khyber. Four "bases" and the home of a militant commander were also destroyed during the attack.
The Taliban killed two members of a pro-government peace committee in separate attacks in Swat, and killed a girl in a bombing in Hangu. Security forces killed nine "militants" in Khyber and detained two Taliban members in Karachi.
The US killed four "militants" and a civilian in a drone strike in North Waziristan yesterday. The police identified the main suspect in the Taliban's attempted assassination of a Swat schoolgirl. The Taliban bombed two schools in Mohmand.
The Taliban denied government claims that Qari Saeed, its emir for Arakzai, was captured in Nowshera. Police arrested the emir of the Sindh branch of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi; he has been arrested in the past.