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Afghan and Coalition forces killed 30 Taliban fighters in Badghis and six more in Logar; one Afghan soldier was also killed. A Taliban commander, a Haqqani Network subcommander, and an undisclosed number of fighters were detained in Helmand, Kandahar, Khost, and Kunduz. Locals in Helmand claimed 25 civilians were killed in airstrikes on April 5. On child was killed after a clash in Kapisa.
Afghan and Coalition forces killed 10 Taliban fighters in Nangarhar and captured two Taliban fighters and a Haqqani Network IED facilitator in Helmand and Khost. Two Taliban fighters died in a premature detonation in Wardak. The Taliban killed six people in attacks in Khost and Ghazni.
President Karzai again attacked the West for its involvement in Afghanistan and threatened to join the Taliban. The Taliban killed three policemen, two civilians, and a British soldier in attacks in Helmand. Afghan and Coalition forces captured a Haqqani Network facilitator and an undisclosed number of Taliban fighters in Paktia, Kandahar, and Helmand.
German troops accidentally killed six Afghan soldiers in a friendly-fire incident in Kunduz. The Taliban killed a senior police official and a civilian in attacks in Kunduz. The upper chamber of parliament approved President Karzai's decree that he would appoint the members of the election commission.