Mullah Omar relieved Mullah Mansoor Dadullah of his command; Dadullah rejected the claim, but a Taliban spokesman stated Omar will release an audio to confirm. Coalition forces captured nine Taliban and killed “several” in Zabul province. Ten Afghans were killed in Taliab ambushes in Helmand and Wardak province. A Canadian soldier was killed in an IED attack in Kandahar province.

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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