The Taliban killed 27 Afghan police and soldiers in attacks in southern and eastern Afghanistan. Sixteen police were killed in an attack on a police outpost in Kandahar; one was killed were in a bombing in Paktia, four were killed in a bombing in Uruzgan, and two were killed in Musa Qala in Helmand.

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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