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The Afghan-Pakistani jirga agreed to negotiate with Taliban elements willing to accept the supremacy of the constitutions of both countries. US troops killed 12 Taliban during the recovery of the downed Blackhawk helicopter in Wardak province. Coalition troops killed one Haqqani network operative and captured seven during operations in Ghazni province. One Coalition soldier was killed in an IED attack in western Afghanistan.
The Taliban downed a US helicopter in Wardak province; no casualties were reported. Two US soldiers and an Afghan child were killed in a suicide attack in Baghlan province. The Taliban abducted 14 road workers in Kunar province.
An Afghan and a British and South African citizen working for DHL were gunned down on the streets of Kabul. Three Turkish engineers in Khost and two Bangladeshi aid workers in Ghazni were kidnapped. Indonesian authorities handed over an Afghan man accused of running a global drug trafficking ring that funded the Taliban.
Thousands of Afghans protested the brutal murder of 27 civilians by Taliban fighters in Kandahar. Afghan police captured a senior Taliban leader in Uruzgan. US forces killed three Taliban fighters and detained four more after a clash in Paktika.