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The Taliban killed eight civilians in IED attacks in Helmand and Khost. Afghan and Coalition forces detained an undisclosed number of Taliban fighters in Ghazni, Logar, Khost, and Helmand. The UN said 10 Taliban leaders may be removed from the sanctions list.
Security forces killed 23 Taliban, including a Taliban commander linked to al Qaeda, in Ghazni, Zabul and Kandahar, and detained four more in Kandahar. The Taliban killed a district governor and 14 policemen in attacks in Kunduz and Badakhshan, and an ISAF soldier in the south. Britain claimed the Taliban have gained strength in Helmand.
The Taliban killed 13 civilians in Paktia and six US soldiers in the south and east. Coalition and Afghan security forces killed a Taliban fighter and detained several more during operations in Ghazni and Paktia. Afghan intelligence detained 11 "terrorists" in Kabul, including six suicide bombers.