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Hundreds of Taliban break out of Kandahar jail




Libyan, once a detainee, is now a US ally of sorts




Judging detainees' risk, often with flawed evidence




More than 450 Taliban members, including more than 100 leaders, escaped from a prison in Kandahar City; two escapees have been killed and 24 more captured. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, HIG, and Haqqani Network fighters in Uruzgan, Kandahar, Logar, Kunduz, Ghazni, Khost, Wardak, Nangarhar, Baghlan, and Badghis.




More than 450 Taliban leaders, fighters escape from Kandahar jail

The Taliban claimed they spent five months digging a 350-meter tunnel to a cell underneath the Sarposa prison in Kandahar City. More than 100 Taliban commanders are said to be among the escapees.


400 inmates, some Taliban, escape Afghan prison




WikiLeaks discloses new details on whereabouts of al-Qaeda leaders on 9/11




In an Afghan village, living in fear of both sides




An Islamist's return: US hands over suspected German terrorist




The Taliban killed three ISAF troops in the south and a member of the Marjah peace council in Helmand. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network fighters and commanders in Uruzgan, Kandahar, Logar, Kunduz, and Khost.




Special operations forces kill 3 Haqqani commanders in Khost




Afghan police seek to stop illicit trade in uniforms




HIG claims it shot down ISAF helo in Kapisa




The Taliban killed seven policemen and an ISAF soldier in the south and east. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, Haqqani Network, and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan fighters and commanders in Kandahar, Helmand, Ghazni, Paktia, Wardak, Logar, and Takhar. An ISAF helicopter crashed in Kapisa; Hizb-i-Islami claimed it shot the helo down.




Marjah patrol




ISAF pursues Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan in Afghan north




Special operations teams captured the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan's top leader for Afghanistan during a raid in Kunduz. Security forces captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network fighters and commanders in Kandahar, Zabul, Khost, Paktika, Logar, Nangarhar, Badghis, and Faryab. The Taliban killed five border policemen in Kandahar and an ISAF soldier in the east, and torched five NATO fuel trucks in Baghlan.




Source: US departs Pakistan base




US ramps up airdrops to forces in Afghanistan




ISAF captures Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan's top commander for Afghanistan

The IMU 's senior leader in Afghanistan served as "a key conduit between the senior IMU leadership in Pakistan and senior Taliban leadership in Afghanistan." He escaped from a Pakistani jail in 2010.
 
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