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.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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