A US drone missile strike kills four suspected militants near Miran Shah, Pakistan.
A bomb detonates in a bus carrying government employees in Peshawar, Pakistan, killing 15 and injuring at least 54. [http:--www.cbsnews.com-news-pakistan-bus-bomb-targets-government-workers-peshawar- (AP via CBS)] 2016 Peshawar bus bombing
Drone attacks in Pakistan: Pakistani intelligence officials claim that a US drone attack has killed 5 alleged foreign militants, including Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan commander Wali-ur-Rehman, in the North Waziristan town of Miran Shah.
Abu-Zaid al Kuwaiti, a senior al-Qaida official and a potential successor to the group's present leader, Dr. Ayman Al-Zawahiri, is killed in the morning in a Predator drone strike over Pakistan while eating breakfast (according to both U.S. officials and affiliated jihadists).
"Dawn", Pakistan's largest English-language newspaper, begins publication of thousands of U.S. diplomatic cables it has obtained in a deal with WikiLeaks and Julian Assange. The cables show that the Pakistani military asked the United States to increase its drone attacks against insurgents on Pakistani territory, a request Pakistani authorities have not admitted in public.