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 ANSF Order of Battle
A breakdown of the structure and units in the Afghan National Security Forces.
The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan
A look at the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's top leaders.
The Quetta Shura
A look at the Afghan Taliban's top leaders, military councils, and committees.