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The Taliban killed 11 civilians in an IED attack in Helmand; eight policemen during an attack on a checkpoint in Kandahar; four civilians, including three children, in a mortar attack on a market in Kapisa; and a woman and a child in a bombing at a clinic in Herat. Coalition and Afghan troops detained "several" Taliban fighters in Nangarhar and two more in Uruzgan. The government will form an anti-corruption force.
Afghan and Coalition forces killed eight Taliban fighters in Paktika and detained five more in Wardak. Six Taliban fighters and five Afghan soldiers were killed in Nuristan. The Taliban killed a British soldier in Helmand province.
Afghan and Coalition forces killed 13 Taliban fighters and detained 11 more in Wardak, Balkh, and Herat provinces. The Taliban killed two US soldiers and a civilian contractor in IED attacks in southern and eastern Afghanistan.
The Taliban took credit for a suicide attack on a military convoy on Jalalabad Road near Camp Phoenix in Kabul; nine ISAF troops, 10 contractors, and several civilians were wounded. Afghan and Coalition forces killed two Taliban fighters and detained a commander and several more fighters in Wardak, Khost, Kandahar, and Zabul. Germany will send an additional 120 soldiers; the UK prime minister believes NATO will send an additional 5,000 soldiers.