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Police killed five suicide bombers before they could strike in Paktika, and captured a Taliban commander and four fighters in Balkh. The Taliban killed six civilians in an IED attack in Kandahar and an ISAF soldier in a rocket attack in Bagram.
Security forces killed a Taliban commander and 13 fighters, and detained four commanders and five fighters in Logar, Paktika, Kandahar, Helmand, and Farah. Thirty Taliban fighters reconciled with the government in Herat. The Taliban killed a Pakistani worker in Kandahar.
UPDATE: Four suicide bombers launched coordinated attacks in the provincial capital of Kandahar, killing 35 people and wounding 45 more. Two of the attacks targeted a police headquarters and a prison; the Taliban appeared to be trying to free captives from the jail.
The Taliban killed six civilians in an IED attack in Uruzgan. Coalition and Afghan forces killed a Taliban commander in Helmand, 11 fighters in an airstrike in in Zabul and four more in clashes in Faryab, and detained a Taliban commander and two fighters in Uruzgan. In Badghis, a Taliban fighter was killed in a premature detonation.
President Karzai said Pakistan would get a major role in any upcoming negotiations with the Taliban. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an IED attack in southern Afghanistan. Coalition and Afghan forces killed a Taliban fighter and captured a Taliban facilitator, a sub-commander, and 12 Taliban fighters in Helmand, Nimroz, Kandahar, Wardak, and Paktika. ISAF denied an airstrike in Kandahar killed 16 civilians.