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Coalition forces killed eleven Hizb-e-Islami Gulbuddin (HIG) fighters during an operation targeting a commander in Kabul province. Coalition forces killed eight Taliban fighters and detained one during an operation designed to disrupt the foreign fighter and roadside bomb network in Zabul province.
Twenty Afghan bodyguards of Musa Qala district leader Mullah Abdul Salaam were killed in a disputed incident. The spokesman for Helmand province claimed the Taliban conducted an assault at Salaam's home, while the Afghan Army said the incident was the result of a dispute between the bodyguards. The Taliban said two of its fighters were killed in the ambush.
Coalition forces killed six Taliban fighters in eastern Afghanistan. Afghan forces killed an IED cell member and destroyed three bomb-making compounds in Kandahar province. A Coalition soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan.
Coalition forces detained eight Haqqani network fighters in Paktia province. A policeman in Herat was arrested for helping the Taliban; 12 others defected. Bulgaria may increase the number of troops in country; 460 Bulgarian soldiers are currently stationed in Afghanistan. China offered Afghanistan $11 million in additional aid.
The Taliban took credit for yesterday's suicide attack in Khost province that killed 14 school children. Two Afghans were killed in a suicide attack in Parwan province and three more were killed in a bombing in Spin Boldak in Kandahar province. Coalition and Afghan forces killed two Taliban fighters in Ghazni province.
Fourteen children and two policemen were killed and 58 others were wounded in a suicide attack in Khost province. Two Canadian soldiers were killed in an IED attack in the Panjwai district in Kandahar province. Afghan and ISAF forces captured a senior Taliban commander in Logar province.
A suicide car bomber killed three policemen and two civilians in an attack at a checkpoint outside of Kandahar city. Afghan and Coalition forces killed six Taliban fighters in Helmand province and detained five more in Zabul province. Spain will not send additional troops to Afghanistan.
US and Afghan forces killed 11 Taliban fighters, including a cell leader, during an operation targeting IED cells in the Maiwand district in Kandahar province. A Canadian soldier was killed and three more were wounded in an IED attack in the Zhari district in Kandahar.