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Afghan intelligence said last month's assault on government buildings in Kabul was planned in and directed from Pakistan. An anti-Taliban minister of parliament and four of his bodyguards were killed in an IED attack in Helmand province. An Australian soldier was killed while attempting to defuse an IED. Two Taliban fighters were killed and 22 were detained during operations in Nangarhar province.
NATO and Afghan forces have killed 29 Taliban fighters and wounded 12 more during an ongoing operation to secure the Alasai valley in Kapisa province. Two senior Taliban commanders were killed in an airstrike in Helmand province. Three civilians were wounded in an IED attack in Kabul. NATO said an additional 4,000 soldiers are needed to provide security for the August election and ensure the integrity of the vote.
Russia™s Foreign Minister announced that Russian territory could be used as support routes by NATO. An Australian soldier was killed in a firefight with the Taliban in Uruzgan province. Coalition forces killed seven insurgents in a raid on a bomb-making facility in Kandahar province.
The Taliban denied it was conducting peace talks with the government. A suicide bomber killed nine policemen and two civilians in an attack on a police headquarters in Helmand province. Two British soldiers were killed on March 15. Coalition forces detained a Taliban leader in Logar province.
Four NATO troops were killed in an IED attack in eastern Afghanistan. Two Afghans were killed in a suicide attack in Kabul. The mayor of Kandahar survived a suicide attack that killed one civilian. One British soldier was killed in an IED attack in Helmand province.
Seven Afghan soldiers were killed in an IED attack in Khost province. Four civilians were killed and six were wounded in an IED attack in Helmand province. Afghan and British forces have launched an operation in the Kanishin area of Helmand province.