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Afghan and Coalition forces captured a "key Haqqani facilitator" and five associates in Khost province and killed "several enemy combatants" in Ghazni province, and killed three more in Balkh province. The Taliban killed three ISAF soldiers during attacks in southern Afghanistan.
Afghan and Coalition forces killed five Taliban fighters in an airstrike in Ghazni, and captured nine Taliban fighters in Helmand province and three more in Kandahar province. The Taliban killed three NATO soldiers in the south, captured two Afghan soldiers, and killed a civilian during an ambush on a presidential candidate in Baghlan province.
Afghan and German troops killed 13 Taliban fighters in Kunduz province. Afghan and Coalition forces killed "several" Taliban fighters and detained one more during a raid in Helmand province. Afghan security forces detained seven suicide bombers, a Taliban commander and two fighters, and a cleric in Nimroz and Herat provinces. Mongolia will send more than 150 troops to Afghanistan.
Afghan and US forces repelled coordinated Taliban suicide assaults in Paktia and Nangarhar provinces; eight Taliban fighters and six Afghan security officials were killed. Ten Taliban fighters were killed while training with explosives in Ghazni province. Thirteen Taliban fighters and four policemen were killed during fighting in Kunduz province. Four US soldiers were killed in an IED attack in eastern Afghanistan yesterday.
The Taliban killed 12 Afghan traders and seriously wounded four more in an IED attack in Farah province, and killed a British soldier in Helmand province. German troops accidentally killed two civilians in Kunduz province. A British Tornado fighter-bomber crashed at Kandahar Air Field; the crew safely ejected. US troops detained one Haqqani Network fighter in Khost province.
Afghan commandos killed 35 Taliban fighters in Kandahar province. Sixteen civilian contractors were killed when a helicopter crashed at Kandahar Airfield. A US helicopter crashed in Kunar province. Locals in Nangarhar province killed three Taliban fighters and detained 11. Coalition and Afghan forces detained two Taliban fighters in Helmand. The Taliban killed a Coalition soldier in an IED attack in the South.
Two US airmen were killed when an F-15E Strike Eagle crashed in a desert in eastern Afghanistan. The Air Force said the plane was not shot down. Two Afghan soldiers were killed and four more were wounded in a suicide attack in Zabul province's Shajoy district.
The Taliban killed 11 civilians, including five children, during a bombing in Spin Boldak in Kandahar province, and a British soldier during an IED attack on Thursday. Afghan and US forces killed "several" Haqqani Network fighters during a raid on a base n Paktia and detained three more in Logar.
The Haqqani Network threatened to kill the captured US soldier if operations continued in Paktika and Khost provinces. A suicide bomber killed three policemen in Nimroz province. US and Afghan forces killed two Taliban fighters and detained four more in Kunar province, and detained 10 Haqqani Network fighters in Ghazni, Khost, and Paktika provinces.
Six civilians were killed in a helicopter crash in Helmand province; the Taliban claimed it shot down the helo. The Taliban killed three Afghans in an IED attack in Uruzgan, and an Italian soldier was killed in Farah province. Britain will send an additional 140 soldiers to Afghanistan.
The Taliban killed a senior police official and three officers in an IED attack in the Jalriz district of Wardak province, and a Coalition soldier in eastern Afghanistan. US and Afghan forces detained a Taliban commander in Ghazni province.
Coalition and Afghan forces killed 12 Taliban fighters in Uruzgan province and retook control of the Barge Matal district in Nuristan province. Five US soldiers and Marines were killed in separate attacks. President Karzai™s campaign office was bombed in Panjshir.
Afghan forces killed 19 Taliban fighters in Uruzgan province and four more in Baghlan province. US and Afghan forces killed a Taliban commander in Logar province and detained three Taliban fighters in Herat. The Taliban killed five British soldiers in southern Afghanistan, nearly assassinated the governor of Ghazni province, and overran the Bargimatal district in Nuristan province.
US and Afghan forces killed "several" Haqqani network fighters and detained two leaders and four associates during raids in Khost and Ghazni provinces. The Taliban killed three British soldiers during separate attacks over the past 24 hours and also killed two policemen in Samangan province.
A massive Taliban truck bomb killed 25 Afghans in the Mohammmad Agha district in Logar province. Most of those killed were children and policemen. An ISAF soldier was killed in an IED attack in southern Afghanistan. President Karzai pardoned five heroin traffickers.
Twenty-one Taliban fighters and eight policemen were killed after the Taliban attacked government buildings in Nuristan's Barg Matal district. US and Afghan forces killed "several" Haqqani Network fighters and detained six more during raids in Ghazni province; one woman was accidentally killed. A US Marine was killed during a firefight in Farah province.
Two Canadian soldiers and one British soldier were killed in a helicopter crash in Zabul province. One civilian was killed in an IED blast at a vegetable market in Khost province. US Marines established a new base in southern Afghanistan.
Four US military trainers were killed in an IED attack in Kunduz province and two more were killed in an IED attack in southern Afghanistan. A suicide bomber killed two Afghan drivers in an attack outside Kandahar Airfield. The Taliban released 16 UN de-miners who were kidnapped days ago.
US Marines and Afghan troops killed 15 Taliban fighters and took control of the Nawa and Khanshin districts in Helmand province. Two British soldiers were killed during separate clashes in the Gereshk district in Helmand province. US troops captured a Haqqani Network commander in Logar province. The Taliban killed two Afghan soldiers and kidnapped 16 members of a UN de-mining team in Paktia province.
Twenty-two Haqqani Network fighters and two US soldiers were killed during a complex assault on a US combat outpost in Paktika province. Seven policemen were killed in an IED attack in Kandahar province. An ISAF soldier was killed during an IED attack on July 3. Afghan police will launch an operation against the Taliban in Herat province.