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A Taliban suicide assault team attacked a base in Torkham, and destroyed dozens of fuel tankers and NATO supply trucks; three Taliban fighters were killed. Security forces killed nine Taliban fighters in Wardak and Ghazni.
The Taliban killed five people in a suicide attack in Kandahar, 12 people in an IED attack in Helmand, seven more in another roadside bombing in Parwan, and an ISAF soldier in the east. Security forces killed 16 Taliban fighters and detained 10 more in Wardak.
The Taliban killed a district governor and 19 civilians in a suicide bombing at a mosque in Kunduz, and killed five children in a bombing in Baghlan. The Interior Ministry claimed that 57 Taliban fighters were killed during operations throughout the country.
The Taliban killed 15 security officials, including a police chief and the deputy intelligence chief during an ambush in Farah. Security officials claimed that 32 Taliban fighters have been killed during operations throughout Afghanistan. The Interior Ministry wants the government to execute captured would-be suicide bombers.
The Taliban launched suicide attacks on a PRT in Ghazni and an ISAF convoy in Helmand. The Taliban killed six truck drivers and destroyed 40 NATO fuel tankers in Farah. Security forces killed four Taliban fighters in Kabul. A policeman wounded 16 of his colleagues in an insider attack in Kandahar.
The Taliban killed 12 Afghans in attacks in Herat and Paktia. Goverment officials said that 20 Taliban fighters and four policemen were killed in fighting in Ghazni. A Taliban commander and 16 fighters reconciled with the government in Laghman.
The Interior Ministry claimed that 12 Taliban fighters were killed during operations in Baghlan, Kapisa, Kunduz, Jawzjan, Wardak, Logar, Farah, Helmand, and Uruzgan. Two Afghan soldiers and five Taliban fighters were killed during an assault on an Army base in Kapisa. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an attack in the south.