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The Interior Ministry claimed that 38 "rebels" were killed during security sweeps. The Taliban killed a policeman in a bombing in Herat and a civilian in a grenade attack in Nangarhar. Afghan Border Police were killed while clashing with Pakistani forces in Kandahar. Residents of Nuristan claimed that Pakistani troops disguised as Taliban are attacking in the province.
The US has released 10 Pakistani prisoners from the Bagram Detention Facility. Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani will face each other in a runoff vote for president that will take place on June 14. Taliban fighters executed one of their commanders in Faryab province.
A suicide bomber killed five civilians while attacking an Afghan Army convoy in Kandahar. The Taliban also killed five soldiers in IED attacks. The military claimed it killed 41 Taliban fighters in Farah and 10 more in Kunduz.
The Afghan military claimed it killed 63 Taliban fighters, including 20 Pakistanis, and wounded more than 40 during an operation in the Gilan district in Ghazni province. Security forces killed a Taliban commander and six fighters in Zabul. Two suicide bombers were killed in an attack on an ISAF convoy in Kandahar. The Taliban killed three civilians in an IED attack in Logar.