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Security forces captured a Taliban facilitator involved in the Dec. 2 attack on the US airbase in Jalalabad. The Afghan military claimed that 23 Taliban fighters were killed during operations over the past two days.
President Karzai said US and NATO troops should withdraw from Afghan villages as soon as possible. Security forces detained three Taliban commanders and 50 fighters in Nangarhar, and a senior Taliban commander and several fighters in Sar-i-Pul.
Security forces killed a Taliban commander and several fighters in Baghlan, and detained six suicide bombers, including three Pakistanis, in Paktika. President Karzai said the suicide attack that wounded the NDS chief was plotted in Quetta, and the government will provide evidence to prove it.
The police chief in Nimroz and the acting head of women's affairs for Laghman were assassinated in separate attacks. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south. A US Navy SEAL was killed in the Dec. 8 raid in Kabul that freed a kidnapped US doctor.
ISAF killed three Taliban fighters in an airstrike in Helmand. A US soldier died in eastern Afghanistan. Hundreds of Afghans angry over the execution of countrymen in Iran attacked the Iranian consulate in Herat.
President Karzai said the suicide attack that wounded the NDS chief was planned in Pakistan. US troops rescued an American civilian who was kidnapped in Kabul. Four Taliban fighters were killed in a premature detonation in Parwan. The Taliban killed two civilians in an IED attack in Khost.
A Taliban suicide bomber wounded the Afghan intelligence chief and two others in an assassination attempt in Kabul. A Taliban leader named Akhbar and several other insurgents were killed in an operation in Dara-e Pech district in Kunar province. The government ordered an investigation into the shooting of a schoolgirl in Kapisa.
The Afghan National Army assumed security responsibility for seven eastern provinces: Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar, Nuristan, Kapisa, Parwan, and Panjshir. Security forces killed three insurgents after an ambush in Paktia. A schoolgirl involved in a polio vaccination program in Kapisa was shot dead by suspected Taliban assassins.
The Taliban killed five civilians in a bombing in Uruzgan and two ISAF soldiers in an IED attack in the south. Security forces killed eight Taliban fighters in Zabul and Faryab. Ismail Khan will remain the Minister of Energy and Water despite rebuilding his militia in the west.
A Taliban suicide assault team killed three Afghan guards and four civilians in an attack on FOB Fenty in Nangarhar; nine Taliban fighters were also killed. The Taliban killed killed three civilians in a suicide attack in Uruzgan yesterday and an ISAF soldier in the south. Police claimed to have killed 27 Taliban fighters.
The Taliban killed 10 civilians in a bus bombing in Uruzgan, four civilians in an IED attack in Ghazni, and one child in a bombing in Khost. Three Taliban fighters in Zabul reconciled with the government.
The Taliban killed six civilians in Helmand and five more in Kunar, and also killed three Afghan soldiers in Badghis. Twelve Taliban fighters and two Afghan soldiers were killed during a clash in Laghman. A suicide bomber wounded seven people in Kandahar.
The Taliban killed an ISAF solider yesterday in an IED attack in the south. Two people were killed after Afghan police forces clashed among themselves in Baghlan. ISAF killed a Taliban commander in Kunar.
France has ended its combat mission in Afghanistan. The Taliban attempted to assassinate the governor and security chief for Helmand. Two policemen and two Taliban fighters were killed during fighting in Helmand. The Taliban killed a policeman in an IED attack in Farah.
The Taliban killed eight Afghan soldiers and an ISAF soldier, and a civilian accused of spying. Security forces killed 20 Taliban fighters in Faryab. Security guards robbed the Central Bank branch in Nuristan.