Six Frontier Corps troops and more than 20 Taliban fighters were killed after the Taliban attacked an outpost in Khyber. Maulvi Noor Jamal, the Taliban leader in Kurram, survived an IED attack in Arakzai; four Taliban fighters were killed. The Taliban bombed a school in Arakzai.

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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