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Officials in Farah claimed that 72 Taliban fighters and 11 members of the Public Protection Forces were killed in a major clash on the Ring Road. Four policemen were killed in an IED attack in Kapisa. The president's office denied it sacked the attorney general for conducting talks with the Taliban.
The Taliban killed 10 construction workers and a policeman in an attack on a camp in Herat, and five civilians in an IED attack in Helmand. Seven Taliban fighters and two policemen were killed in clashes in Badakhshan. A suicide bomber killed three Afghans in Farah.
Security forces killed 17 Taliban fighters in Baghlan, six fighters in Kunduz, and five more in Herat, and detained 49 suspects in Wardak. The Taliban wounded 15 people in a suicide attack in Kandahar.
The Taliban offerred to free a female member of parliament and two other civilians who have recently been kidnapped in Ghazni in exchange for eight Taliban fighters currently in prison. Security forces killed a Taliban commander in Badakhshan province.
The Taliban kidnapped and then executed eight civilians in the Muqur district in Ghazni, and killed two civilians in Uruzgan, a government official in Kandahar, and a tribal leader in Jawzjan. The Interior Ministry said that 14 Taliban fighters were killed in operations across the country.