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The Taliban killed four security personnel in Paktia, three policemen in Kapisa, and three security guards in Farah. Security forces detained a Pakistani suicide bomber and targeted an al Qaeda-linked Taliban leader in Ghazni.
Mullah Omar's Eid message was read in many mosques in Nangarhar. The Taliban killed a police commander and three civilians in Kunduz and bombed the Ring Road in three locations in Kandahar. The government blamed foreign countries for instigating green-on-blue attacks.
The US killed an al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander in Kunar and captured another in Ghazni. Fifteen inmates, include several Taliban fighters, escaped from a prison near Kabul. A Taliban rocket team hit General Dempsey's C-17 on the tarmac at Bagram Air Base.
An al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander was killed in an airstrike in Kunar province. The Taliban killed three family members of an adviser to President Karzai in an IED attack in Paktia. Police killed two suicide bombers in Faryab. New Zealand may withdraw its troops from Afghanistan earlier than planned.
The Taliban killed three New Zealand soldiers in an IED attack in Bamyan and two civilians in a bombing at a cemetery in Helmand. An Afghan policeman killed an ISAF soldier in the south. Four Pakistanis, two Arabs, and a Taliban commander were killed in an airstrike in Kunar. Police killed two Taliban after they opened fire at a mosque in Kapisa.
An Afghan police official claimed that an ISAF airstrike killed more than 50 Taliban fighters, including 13 local commanders. Four people were killed in a bombing at a mosque in Herat. A former member of parliament was assassinated in Faryab.
Thirty-one Taliban fighters, seven Afghan soldiers, and an NDS agent were killed in clashes throughout the country. Seven Western soldiers, three Afghan troops, and an interpreter were killed in a helicopter crash in Kandahar. ISAF killed an IMU leader and "multiple insurgents" in an airstrike in Takhar.
The Taliban killed three policemen and a civilian in a bombing in Uruzgan, four children in an IED attack in Paktika, and an ISAF soldier in the east, and wounded 20 Afghans in a bombing in Herat. Security forces killed a suicide bomber in Kunduz, and killed a Taliban leader and detained three "assassins" in Herat.
The Taliban killed 36 Afghans in a suicide assault in Zaranj, the capital of Nimroz province. The Taliban also killed 15 Afghans in a bombing at a market in Kunduz. The Pakistani military killed one border policeman in an attack on Afghan border posts in Kunar.
The Taliban killed a district governor, a member of the High Peace Council, and three civilians in Talkhar. An Afghan policeman wounded two ISAF soldiers in an attack in Nangarhar. Special operations forces captured a senior IMU leader in Kunduz.
The Taliban killed a district governor in Laghman, a tribal leader in Herat, and two policeman and four civilians in attacks in Kandahar and Uruzgan. Security forces detained several insurgents while targeting an al Qaeda associate in Ghazni and foiled a complex attack by the Haqqani Network in Kabul.
An Afghan policeman killed three more US soldiers in Helmand; another policeman killed 11 of his comrades in Nimroz. The Taliban killed a British soldier in Helmand. Security forces killed four Taliban fighters in Paktia, Paktika, and Wardak.
An Afghan police commander killed three US soldiers in Helmand province. The Taliban killed six civilians in an IED attack in Helmand, three ISAF soldiers in the south, and a British soldier in a separate attack in Helmand.
NATO troops killed an Afghan soldier during a failed green-on-blue attack. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Ghazni, and Logar. A USAID worker was killed in yesterday's suicide attack in Kunar.
The Taliban killed three ISAF soldiers and a civilian in a suicide attack in Kunar, and five civilians in an IED attack in Farah. Ten Taliban fighters and a French soldier were killed in a clash in Kapisa. The UN said that targeted killings of government officials have risen by 53 percent.
The Taliban killed eight civilians in an IED attack in Kabul, three civilians in a suicide attack in Logar, and two ISAF soldiers in attacks in the south and east. Two Afghan troops gunned down an ISAF soldier in the east. Defense Minister Wardak has resigned.
The Taliban killed six Afghan soldiers in Musa Qala in Helmand; 11 policemen defected to the Taliban in Musa Qala. The Taliban killed a district police chief in Ghor and an ISAF soldier in the south. Police killed six Taliban fighters in Logar, Ghazni, and Herat.