A Taliban suicide assault team killed five people, including three UN workers, in an attack on the UNHCR office in Kandahar; four Taliban fighters were killed in the attack. Security forces captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Helmand, Khost, and Paktia.

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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