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Saudi Arabia will give Mullah Omar asylum, according to reports. Coalition forces killed 14 Taliban fighters during operations in Farah and Helmand provinces. Eight people were killed in a grenade attack at a wedding in Parwan. Eight Canadian soldiers were wounded in an IED attack in Kandahar province.
A suicide car bomber killed three civilians and seriously wounded four soldiers during an attack on a base in Zabul. US forces killed four members of Hizb-e-Islami during a raid in Kapisa province and captured five Haqqani Network fighters in Khost. A US district court charged a contractor that killed an Afghan civilian with second-degree murder.
A suicide attack on a government center in Khost province killed nine people and wounded 16. The US and Pakistani military coordinated a strike on Taliban rocket teams operating in Waziristan. Russia is permitting Spain and Germany to ship supplies through the central Asian states.
Coalition and Afghan forces killed 38 Taliban fighters during fighting in the Nahr Surkh district in Helmand province on Nov. 16. Afghan commandos killed four insurgents and destroyed a drug lab in Spin Boldak in Kandahar province. Coalition force killed five Taliban fighters in Farah province and captured 14 more in Kapisa province.
US and Afghan forces killed "a large number of insurgents" in Nangarhar and Paktika provinces. US forces returned fire on a Taliban rocket team inside Pakistan. A suicide bomber killed two policemen and a civilian in Kandahar; an IED attack killed four civilians in Panjwai. China denied it would send troops to Afghanistan.
President Karzai said he would offer Mullah Omar and other Taliban leaders protection if they return to Afghanistan for peace negotiation. Coalition forces killed 30 Taliban fighters in the Nahr Surkh district of Helmand province. One British soldier was killed in an IED attack in the Musa Qala district of Helmand. The US is moving 20 Apache attack helicopters from South Korea to Afghanistan and Iraq.