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Taliban and al Qaeda ally Gulbuddin Hekmatyar said that Britain's Prince Harry is in Afghanistan "to kill innocent Afghans while he is drunk," and said he hid when the Taliban assaulted Camp Bastion last summer. ISAF captured several Taliban commanders and fighters.
The military claimed that 22 Taliban fighters, including 10 Pakistanis, were killed in a 10-day-long operation in Ghazni. Four Afghans were killed after missiles fired from Pakistan struck in Kunar. Two Afghan soldiers attacked Spanish soldiers in Herat; no one was hurt.
The body of a Georgian soldier who has been missing since Dec. 18 has been found; he appears to have been tortured. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an IED attack in the south, and killed one person and destroyed 11 NATO oil tankers in Nangarhar.
Renewed fighting between Afghan army forces and Taliban fighters in the Kamdesh district in Nuristan left five militants dead and three wounded. Local residents in Logar condemned the Taliban for the recent murders of two day laborers. Family members of those killed in a 2009 airstrike in Kunduz have filed a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit against Germany.