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President Karzai said he "will not be forced into second ballot" by the international community. One Canadian and one US soldier were killed in Taliban attacks on Sept. 17. Coalition and Afghan forces detained three Taliban fighters in Kandahar and three Haqqani Network fighters in Khost.
A suicide bomber killed six Italian soldiers and 10 Afghan civilians in an attack near the US embassy in Kabul. The Taliban killed two British soldiers in separate attacks in Helmand on Sept. 16 and one civilian in a bombing in Khost.
EU election observers said more than 1.5 million of the estimated 6 million votes cast are "suspicious." Security forces killed 20 Taliban fighters in Band-e-Sabzak and nine more in Kunduz. The Taliban killed three US soldiers in southern Afghanistan and a district police chief in Uruzgan.
A recount of votes has been ordered for 10 percent of the polling stations. Afghan and NATO forces killed 27 Taliban fighters in Kandahar. The Taliban killed two Afghan soldiers in Wardak and wounded three children and an adult in attacks in Khost and Herat. Eight Afghan soldiers were killed during infighting.