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The Taliban killed 10 Afghan civilians and security forces, and a British soldier, in attacks in Helmand. Afghan and Coalition forces captured an undisclosed number of Taliban fighters in Kunduz. The governor of Balkh warned that his province and Jazjan and Samangaan are in danger of becoming unstable.
Coalition and Afghan forces killed 10 Taliban fighters in Herat and seven more in Khost. The Taliban killed three Afghan soldiers in Helmand and a Coalition soldier in the south. A Coalition UAV crashed in Kunduz.
Afghan and Coalition forces killed eight Taliban fighters and detained one more during operations in Kunduz and Zabul. The Taliban said it would launch a major counteroffensive against Afghan and Coalition forces. "The Al-Faath Jihadic operations will start in 10th May 2010," the statement read.
Afghan security forces detained 16 terrorists, including six Pakistanis as well as Haqqani Network and HIG fighters, over the past several weeks. The terrorists were plotting suicide attacks in Kabul. Afghan and Coalition forces killed two Taliban fighters and detained a commander in Farah; and detained a Haqqani Network commander and two fighters, and two Taliban fighters in raids in Khost and Kandahar.
Two ISAF soldiers were killed in the south. Security forces detained a Taliban commander and an undisclosed number of fighters in Helmand, Kandahar, and Khost. The Taliban ordered cell phone companies in Kunduz to shut down at night. The government will offer Taliban leaders exile as part of a peace agreement.