Six were killed, including “foreigners” in a US strike on an al Qaeda safe house in North Waziristan. Fighting in Kurram claimed 95 killed and 200 wounded. Lashkar-e-Islam leader Mangal Bagh fled Landi Kotal ahead of an operation. Tribesmen torched the homes of local Taliban in the Salarzai region in Bajaur. The Taliban bombed a bridge in Amrdan.