ISAF estimated 78 Haqqani Network fighters were killed in yesterday’s assault on a US combat outpost in Paktika. Seventeen more Taliban fighters were killed in the Baramcha operation. Security forces killed a senior Taliban leader in Zabul and detained another in Kandahar. The Taliban killed three Afghans in Kandahar and a British soldier in Helmand. Twenty-three Taliban fighters surrendered in Herat and Baghlan.
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