Hundreds of Taliban militants swarm in the Arghandab District of Kandahar Province with the Afghan government sending reinforcements to the nearby city of Kandahar.
Hundreds of Taliban fighters have swarmed an area outside Kandahar, in an apparent push for control just days after 400 Taliban members escaped from the Kandahar prison.
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- Afghan and Canadian forces begin an offensive against the Taliban in the Arghandab District of Kandahar.
- War in Afghanistan: Scores of Taliban are killed in heavy fighting in the Kandahar and Arghandab regions of Afghanistan.
- Three Taliban insurgents are killed by a team of Afghan police and private commandos after attacking a former National Directorate of Security headquarters in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The Taliban claims they killed four commandos and five policemen, which police deny.
- The Taliban kills four US soldiers in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
- Gunmen attack the compound of the Governor of Afghanistan's Kandahar Province and other facilities in the city of Kandahar with two dead and 29 injured.