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The Taliban killed five soldiers in attacks in Kandahar, Helmand, and Uruzgan, and two children in a bombing in Helmand. Security forces killed four Taliban fighters and retook a checkpoint lost earlier last week, and killed 11 more Taliban fighters in Ghazni.
The Taliban killed three ISAF soldiers in separate attacks in the east. Security forces killed a Taliban commander and three fighters in Kunduz. The Taliban are in control of areas of the Tagab and Alasai districts in Kapisa, and are said to be winning the battle to control of the Kabul-Kandahar highway.
Security forces claimed to have killed 40 Taliban fighters in Kandahar and 15 more in Helmand. The Taliban took control of the Azra district in Logar just one week after the military ended an operation there. A Taliban suicide bomber killed one person in an attack that targeted Farah's intelligence chief.
A suicide bomber killed three civilians and two members of the Afghan Local Police in Logar. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in a direct fire attack in the east and the director of the passport office in a bombing in Uruzgan, and executed a prosecutor who was held hostage in Zabul.
Officials in Farah claimed that 72 Taliban fighters and 11 members of the Public Protection Forces were killed in a major clash on the Ring Road. Four policemen were killed in an IED attack in Kapisa. The president's office denied it sacked the attorney general for conducting talks with the Taliban.
The Taliban killed 10 construction workers and a policeman in an attack on a camp in Herat, and five civilians in an IED attack in Helmand. Seven Taliban fighters and two policemen were killed in clashes in Badakhshan. A suicide bomber killed three Afghans in Farah.