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The Afghan Army cut a peace deal with the Taliban in the Sangin district in Helmand, and turned over several checkpoints to the jihadists. Three Taliban suicide bombers were killed in an assault on a NATO supply base at the Torkham crossing in Nangarhar.
Six ISAF soldiers were killed in an aircraft crash in Zabul; the Taliban claimed they shot down a helicopter. The Taliban killed two Afghan Border Police officers in an IED attack in Kandahar. Security forces killed eight Taliban fighters, including Pakistanis, in Ghazni.
The Taliban killed four soldiers and wounded six more in IED attacks in Khost, Wardak, and Kapisa. The Taliban also killed four children in a bombing in Uruzgan. Security forces killed 10 Taliban fighters during an operation Ghazni.
The Taliban killed eight civilians in IED attacks in Kunar and Nangarhar, and wounded three Afghan intelligence officials in a suicide bombing in Nangarhar. The military claimed it killed 23 Taliban fighters in operations throughout the country.
The Taliban killed five soldiers in Helmand, three policemen in Ghazni, and two civilians in Kunar. Security forces killed 13 Taliban fighters in Kandahar, Kunar, Laghman, Kunduz, and Jawzjan. ISAF killed seven Taliban fighters in an airstrike in Nangarhar.
Security forces killed 15 Taliban fighters during operations throughout the country. The NDS detained 22 jihadists involved in a plot to attack the Ministry of Defense and the Presidential Palace. The Taliban killed six civilians in a rocket attack in Badghis.