The Supreme Security Committee admitted that Shia Houthi rebels killed 12 soldiers and pro-government tribesmen, wounded 55, and captured 228 more during fighting in Harf Sufyan. The government previously that denied any soldiers were captured by the Houthis.
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The Taliban assassinated a tribal leader in Kandahar. Coalition and Afghan forces detained several Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters during raids in Khost, Zabul, and Kandahar. Coalition forces accidentally killed a civilian in the South.