A Pakistan army spokesperson says a Swiss couple, who was kidnapped by the Taliban last July, have escaped from their captors and are well.
At least 30 militants were killed in less than 12 hours in a hail of missile strikes by suspected US drone aircraft in Pakistan's north-west region.
US drone planes fired missiles at a compound in Pakistan's north-west region, killing a dozen insurgents on Wednesday.
Suspected US drones fired missiles into a Pakistani tribal region on Friday, killing 12 people, including five foreigners.
Pakistani villagers collected the corpses and body parts on Saturday of at least 20 people, including several suspected Arab militants.
Missiles fired by United States drone aircraft killed at least three people on Monday in a Pakistani village near the Afghan border.
Thousands of families began fleeing a town in a Pakistani tribal region after three days of fierce clashes between pro-Taliban militants and security forces that killed nearly 200 people. Around 150 militants and 45 soldiers were killed in fighting around Mir Ali, a town known as an al-Qaeda haunt.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday ruled out declaring an emergency in an effort to stem a tide of militant attacks that have killed more than 130 people this month. In the lastest violence, militants killed 17 soldiers in the North Waziristan region a day after a suicide bomber killed 16 people in the capital.