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Security forces killed and captured numerous Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Helmand, Uruzgan, Kandahar, Khost, Zabul, Paktia, Kunduz, and Nimroz. An Afghan interpreter was killed in an RPG attack on a helicopter in Kunar; the Taliban claimed it shot the helicopter down. The Taliban killed six civilians in Paktika and an ISAF soldier in the south.
The US killed 20 Haqqani Network fighters and a commander in an airstrike in Paktia and nine Taliban fighters in a strike in Herat. Twenty Taliban fighters were killed in Ghazni during a clash with a security company. The Taliban killed three civilians in Zabul and an ISAF soldier in the south.
The Taliban killed two ISAF soldiers and five civilians in IED attacks, wounded 17 civilians in a suicide attack in Khost, destroyed five NATO supply trucks in Zabul, and bombed a cell tower in Baghlan. Security forces killed and captured scores of Taliban and Haqqani Network leaders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Paktia, Khost, Kunduz, and Badghis.