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The Taliban killed seven members of the Afghan Local Police in Helmand. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters. The Kandahar provincial council accused the Quetta Shura of encouraging locals to grow poppy.
A suicide bomber killed two members of the National Directorate of Security in an attack in Lashkar Gah in Helmand. Afghan Border Policemen killed five "insurgents" in an attack on a border checkpoint in Nangarhar.
The Taliban killed a policeman's two children in Ghazni. Policemen killed a suicide bomber in Helmand. Four Taliban fighters died in a premature detonation in Wardak. A cleric offered a $300,000 bounty for the murder of the producer of a film that insulted the Prophet Mohammed.
Security forces killed five Taliban commanders and 25 fighters during operations in Wardak, and detained a suicide bomber and two others planning an attack on Bagram. The Taliban executed two kidnappers in Herat.
Security forces killed three Taliban leaders and three more fighters in Laghman and Herat, and foiled a suicide attack on Kandahar's chief of police. The Taliban killed two children in a bombing in Farah.
Twenty Taliban fighters and two Afghan policemen were killed during fighting throughout the country. ISAF has resumed joint operations with the Afghan National Security Forces. The Taliban claimed they captured the Wardoj district in Badakhshan.
ISAF killed an al Qaeda facilitator in Kunar and several Haqqani Network fighters in Khost. The Taliban killed five people in an attack on a village in Faryab. Eight Taliban fighters reconciled with the government in Baghlan.
The Taliban killed two ISAF soldiers in a suicide attack on a convoy in Logar, and two civilians in an IED attack in Helmand. Sixteen school girls in Kabul were poisoned. The Interior Ministry claimed its forces killed 51 Taliban.
The Afghan military claimed it killed 49 Taliban fighters in Helmand. Four anti-Taliban militia members and 24 Taliban fighters were killed in clashes in Ghazni. The Taliban released a video detailing some of the planning for the assault on Camp Bastion and kidnapped four tribal leaders in Faryab. The chief of police for Badghis province is accused of raping three policewomen.
The Taliban killed five civilians in an IED attack in Helmand. Three former Taliban fighters were gunned down in Faryab. President Karzai urged the Taliban not to interfere in an anti-polio vaccination program.
A suicide bomber killed a policeman and a child in Kandahar. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south. Security forces captured two Taliban fighters behind the beheadings of two policemen in Baghlan, and killed and captured several Taliban fighters in Kandahar, Khost, and Balkh.
A suicide bomber killed two policemen in Herat. More than 1,000 Taliban fighters attacked police in Nuristan; a Taliban commander and eight fighters, as well as a policeman, were reportedly killed. Security forces captured the IMU's leader for Kunduz and four fighters. Twenty-four Taliban fighters reconciled with the government in Nangarhar.
A female suicide bomber from Hizb-i-Islami Gulbuddin killed 12 people in Kabul. A suicide bomber wounded three US soldiers in Kunar. The Taliban killed four Afghan soldiers in an IED attack in Herat. ISAF captured a Taliban leader involved in the assault on Camp Bastion.
The US has suspended combat operations with Afghan forces. ISAF killed an al Qaeda facilitator, an Afghan soldier who killed a US soldier and defected to the Taliban, and more than a dozen insurgents in airstrikes in Kunar. ISAF apologized for an airstrike that killed eight women in Laghman.
Six Harrier strike aircraft were destroyed and two more were damaged, and three refueling stations were destroyed during the Sept. 14 suicide assault on Camp Bastion. An Afghan policeman killed four ISAF soldiers in Zabul. ISAF captured a Taliban commander who downed a Kiowa attack helicopter in Logar on Sept. 5. ISAF reportedly killed eight civilians in an airstrike in Laghman.