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Security forces killed a senior Taliban commander in Ghazni and three fighters in operations throughout the country. The National Directorate of Security captured two would-be Haqqani Network suicide bombers who were planning to attack presidential candidates in Kabul.
The Taliban killed four policemen in Kandahar and four more in Farah, and two aides of presidential candidate Abdullah in Herat. President Karzai said that the US "worked against me" and that he has not talked to President Obama in seven months.
Security forces killed 10 Taliban fighters in Helmand province. Two Taliban fighters and two policemen were killed in a pair of suicide attacks in Nangarhar. The US has halted funding for polling of the presidential election after the government accused the US of manipulating the results.
A suicide bomber killed two policemen and two soldiers in an attack in Ghazni. Government officials claimed 21 Taliban fighters were killed in Ghazni. The Taliban killed two soldiers in an IED attack in Helmand. The NDS said 15 members of a suicide attack cell were captured in Kandahar.
Security forces killed 17 Taliban fighters during raids throughout the country. The Taliban killed two soldiers in IED attacks in Helmand and Farah. Three civilians were wounded in two failed suicide attacks in Helmand.
An Afghan Border Police officer killed five of his colleagues in an insider attack in Herat; the attacker joined the Taliban. The US military protested a release order for 37 prisoners to be freed from Bagram; the prisoners are directly involved in killing Coalition and Afghan security personnel.