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Afghan and Coalition forces killed a "key al Qaeda leader and several other enemy fighters" during a clash in Paktia and detained an undisclosed number of Taliban fighters and facilitators in Logar, Kandahar, and Helmand. The Taliban kidnapped seven civilians in Khost and later killed five of them.
Afghan forces killed seven Taliban fighters in Ghazni and detained seven more in Kabul. Afghan and Coalition forces detained a Taliban commander and an undisclosed number of fighters in Kandahar, Kunduz, Logar, and Helmand. The Taliban killed five civilians in Farah and two ISAF soldiers in attacks in the south. The national peace jirga has been delayed again.
The Taliban killed a district police chief in Ghazni and a tribal leader in Kunar, and bombed a school in Ghazni. The Taliban's May 22 assault on Kandahar airfield forced the cancellation of a visit of top British ministers. Coalition forces detained a Taliban commander and an undisclosed number of fighters in Helmand, Kandahar, and Zabul.
The Taliban launched a coordinated assault on Kandahar Airfield; four foreigners have been wounded. The Taliban killed three ISAF troops in southern Afghanistan. Both the Afghan government and the Taliban denied involvement in talks in the Maldives.