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Eighteen Taliban fighters and four civilians were killed in clashes in Helmand; two soldiers and seven more Taliban fighters were killed in Herat and Ghazni. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction said the US has no "comprehensive anti-corruption strategy."
The Taliban killed seven people in an IED attack in Ghazni and four more in a similar bombing in Helmand. Four Afghan soldiers were wounded in a suicide bombing outside a base in Logar. Security forces killed a Taliban "sub-commander" in Badakhshan and three fighters in Kabul.
The military said that 24 Taliban fighters were killed during a recent operation in Badakhshan. The Taliban claimed it killed several Afghan security personnel in a suicide assault in Kandahar. A former senator was gunned down in Balkh.
The Afghan Local Police killed six Taliban fighters in Ghazni. Security forces killed four more Taliban fighters in Badakhshan. The Taliban killed a female author from India in an attack in Paktika, two civilians in an IED attack in Laghman, and an ISAF soldier in the east.
ISAF's second in command said that Coalition forces have no plans to completely withdraw from Afghanistan. The commander of the Afghan National Army's 205th Military Corps said that ISAF forces have withdrawn from 188 of the 235 bases in Kandahar and Zabul.