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Afghan and Coalition forces killed five Taliban fighters in an airstrike in Ghazni, and captured nine Taliban fighters in Helmand province and three more in Kandahar province. The Taliban killed three NATO soldiers in the south, captured two Afghan soldiers, and killed a civilian during an ambush on a presidential candidate in Baghlan province.
Afghan and German troops killed 13 Taliban fighters in Kunduz province. Afghan and Coalition forces killed "several" Taliban fighters and detained one more during a raid in Helmand province. Afghan security forces detained seven suicide bombers, a Taliban commander and two fighters, and a cleric in Nimroz and Herat provinces. Mongolia will send more than 150 troops to Afghanistan.
Afghan and US forces repelled coordinated Taliban suicide assaults in Paktia and Nangarhar provinces; eight Taliban fighters and six Afghan security officials were killed. Ten Taliban fighters were killed while training with explosives in Ghazni province. Thirteen Taliban fighters and four policemen were killed during fighting in Kunduz province. Four US soldiers were killed in an IED attack in eastern Afghanistan yesterday.
The Taliban killed 12 Afghan traders and seriously wounded four more in an IED attack in Farah province, and killed a British soldier in Helmand province. German troops accidentally killed two civilians in Kunduz province. A British Tornado fighter-bomber crashed at Kandahar Air Field; the crew safely ejected. US troops detained one Haqqani Network fighter in Khost province.