Pakistani soldiers Tuesday rescued scores of students and staff from a military-run college who were abducted by Taliban militants in the northwest of the country, a military spokesman said.
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- The Pakistani Army kills 55 Taliban militants in Swat, Pakistan.
- Pakistani forces rescue Canadian Joshua Boyle, American Caitlan Coleman, and their family, in the Kurram Valley. The family had been kidnapped by the Taliban nearly five years ago in Afghanistan's Wardak Province.
- Pakistan lifts the moratorium on the death penalty for terror-related cases following the Taliban's assault on a school in Peshawar on Tuesday that killed 141, including 132 children.
- The Taliban kidnaps approximately 400 people in North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan.
- At least 45,000 people evacuate as war between the government and the Taliban continues in Swat, Pakistan.