A Chinook helicopter crash killed 7 ISAF troops in the Kajaki district of Helmand province. The Taliban claimed to have shot down the helo. The Taliban killed 16 Afghan police in an ambush in Zabul province. Iranian-made AK-47s, C-4 plastic explosives, mortars and EFPs are being supplied to the Taliban.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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