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ISAF confirmed it killed Sakhr al Taifi, a Saudi who served as al Qaeda's second in command in Afghanistan, in Sunday's airstrike in Kunar. The Taliban killed four policemen and a former Taliban commander who had become a police chief in Baghlan, and five soldiers in separate attacks. Two Taliban fighters were killed when their car exploded in Nangarhar.
Security forces killed 21 Taliban fighters in operations and targeted two al Qaeda leaders in Kunar. The Taliban killed four policemen in Baghlan and an ISAF soldier in the south. Two ISAF soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash in the east; another helicopter crashed in the east, but no casualties were reported.
The Taliban killed seven ISAF soldiers, an Afghan Army commander, and two civilians in separate attacks in the south and east. Afghan officials said eight civilians, including six children, were killed in an ISAF airstrike in Paktia.