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The Taliban killed four civilians in an IED attack in Nangarhar, and four more in a rocket attack in Kunar that was launched from Pakistan. Six Taliban fighters and three policemen were killed in clashes in Nimroz. The US has transferred 2,353 prisoners from the Bagram detention center to Afghan control.
The Taliban killed a district police chief and five policemen in an IED attack in Uruzgan. Security forces killed a Haqqani Network leader in Khost, and detained several insurgents in Kunduz and Kandahar.
Security forces killed 25 Taliban fighters during operations nationwide. Nine Afghan soldiers and seven Taliban fighters were killed during clashes in Helmand. The Taliban killed two ISAF soldiers in the east and destroyed 22 NATO fuel and supply trucks in an attack in Samangan province.
Twelve Taliban fighters, four policemen, three civilians, and an ISAF soldier were killed in fighting. The Afghan soldier who murdered four French troops in Kapisa earlier this year has been sentenced to death. More than 100 Taliban fighters in Badghis reconciled with the government.
The Taliban killed 10 Afghans in attacks in Kunduz, Ghazni, and Kandahar, beheaded three soldiers in Nuristan, and killed two ISAF soldiers in the south. The defense ministry is investigating claims of a truce between Afghan soldiers and the Taliban in Uruzgan.
Security forces killed 15 Taliban fighters during operations nationwide. The Taliban killed two security guards in Herat. The minister of higher education and two members of parliament survived an IED attack in Baghlan.
A suicide bomber killed a prominent Afghan member of parliament, the western zone police commander, a provincial intelligence chief, and several senior Afghan officials, in an attack at a wedding in Samangan. The Taliban killed a district governor in Herat and an ISAF soldier in the east.