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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.
Afghan commandos captured a Taliban commander in Baglan province and two Taliban fighters in Herat province.. Two Taliban fighters have died while in custody. A US soldier was killed in Eastern Afghanistan.
US and Afghan forces killed more than 20 Taliban fighters during operations in Kunar along the border with Pakistan's tribal agency of Bajaur. An ISAF soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan. Bosnia will deploy 100 troops to Afghanistan; Poland does not see a need to deploy more forces.
Coalition forces killed four Taliban fighters and captured five more in Zabul province. A Royal Marine was killed in Helmand province. Afghan and Coalition forces seized two tons of marijuana stored in a school in Kandahar and more than a ton of narcotics and weapons after a firefight in near Herat.
Nine Taliban fighters were killed during fighting in Helmand province. Three Danish soldiers were killed and one more was wounded during an IED attack in Helmand. The US will deploy up to 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan by the sumer.