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Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan tape highlights foreign fighters, operations against Pakistani militaryA recently released videotape glorifies IMU fighters from Europe, North Africa, and Central Asia; lauds a Pakistani Taliban commander; and shows footage of IMU operations in South Waziristan.
A suicide bomber killed seven people, including the district governor of Chardara, in Kunduz. Security forces killed 15 Taliban fighters in Kunar and a weapons facilitator in Wardak, and detained several Haqqani Network, Islamic Jihad Union, and Taliban fighters in Balkh, Ghazni, Khost, Nangarhar, and Kabul.
The Ministry of Defense estimates there are up to 35,000 Taliban in Afghanistan. General Petraeus said fighting will intensify in 2011. The Taliban killed two ISAF soldiers in Helmand, a US customs inspector in Kandahar, and a police investigator in Balkh.
Taliban commander Anwar ul Haq Mujahid spoke at the funeral of Awar Gul, a Guantanamo Bay detainee. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south. ISAF accidentally killed two civilians during a firefight with the Taliban in Helmand.