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More than 3,000 US troops have deployed to Logar and Wardak provinces. Five Taliban fighters were killed during an operation in Helmand province. Two Coalition soldiers have been killed in southern Afghanistan. Afghan forces have killed one Taliban fighter behind the bombing outside the German embassy in Kabul and detained three more.
Thirteen Taliban fighters and five civilians were killed after a Taliban force attacked a tribal leader's home in Badghis province. Two Taliban fighters were killed in Kandahar in a roadside bomb premature detonation. President Karzai said the US killed 16 civilians during a Jan. 24 battle in Laghman province.
The US military said 15 Taliban fighters were killed in Laghman province; townspeople claimed 10 civilians were killed. Two civilians were killed in a suicide attack in Paktia province. An ISAF soldier was killed in an IED attack in southern Afghanistan.
During a raid in Logar province, Afghan and Coalition forces killed a Taliban commander and detained a bomb maker behind the Jan. 17 suicide attack near the German Embassy in Kabul. More than 20,000 US Marines may deploy as part of the upcoming "surge."
Coalition forces killed 22 Taliban fighters in airstrikes along the Pakistani border in Khost province and six more during fighting in Zabul province. Russia denied signing an agreement that allows NATO supplies and forces to pass through Central Asia. Afghanistan's foreign minister said the country would increase military ties with India while he implied Pakistan is "using terrorism as a tool for foreign policy."
Coalition forces killed a Taliban commander in an airstrike in Kandahar province. A suicide bomber in Herat province killed two Afghan soldiers. President Karzai claimed to have inked a military deal with the Russians.