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The Taliban beheaded 15 people, including family members of local police, in Ghazni. The Taliban are in control of much of Sangin district in Helmand. ISAF killed several Taliban commanders in an airstrike in Laghman. The military claimed it killed 55 Taliban fighters in Laghman.
A Taliban suicide bomber killed three ISAF soldiers in an attack on a convoy in Kabul. A pair of Taliban suicide bombers destroyed 26 fuel tankers in an attack at the Torkham border crossing in Nangarhar. The Taliban killed a policeman in an IED attack in Baghlan. An Afghan soldier killed an American military advisor in a green-on-blue attack at a training center in Farah. The Interior Minister said that 1,523 policemen have been killed since the beginning of the year.
The military claimed it killed 130 Taliban fighters during a month-long offensive in Kunduz; the Taliban are still said to control the district that was the target of the operation. The Taliban created the "Department of Prevention of Civilian Casualties." The Taliban kidnapped a district governor in Paktia.
The Afghan government claimed the US killed 11 civilians in an airstrike in Kunar. Security forces claimed to have killed 10 Taliban fighters in Kunduz; one security official was also killed. The Taliban killed five policemen in Laghman and another policeman in Kunar.