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Three members of a Taliban suicide assault team and a policeman were killed during an attack on a police station in the capital of Helmand. Two ISAF soldiers and a civilian were killed in a helicopter crash in the east. The government will free 72 of the 88 Taliban prisoners deemed by the US to be major security risks.
A Taliban suicide bomber killed three Afghan Local Police officers in Ghazni. The Taliban killed four people in a rocket attack in Helmand. Security forces captured a young female suicide bomber in Helmand. The government will free 88 prisoners at Bagram despite US objections that they are members of the Taliban.
Afghan officials claimed that five Pakistanis were among 15 Taliban fighters killed in Ghazni; the Taliban claimed two Taliban fighters and six policemen were killed. The Taliban killed five civilians in a rocket attack in Helmand.
A Taliban suicide assault team killed an ISAF soldier in an attack on a base in Nangarhar; all seven Taliban fighters were killed during the attack. A suicide bomber killed an Afghan Local Police commander and a police officer in Ghazni City. The Taliban killed three policemen in an IED attack in Nangarhar. Security forces killed a Taliban commander in Kandahar and 11 fighters in operations throughout the country.
The Taliban killed six people in a bombing at a market in Logar. Police killed four Taliban fighters while repelling a complex assault in Ghazni. Security forces captured a would-be suicide bomber and an associate during a raid in Nangarhar.
Police killed 13 Taliban fighters during operations in Nangarhar, Laghman, Logar and Helmand. The Taliban killed an Afghan soldier in an IED attack. The Interior Minister disputed a British report that the Taliban would retake areas of Afghanistan after ISAF forces withdraw.