Afghan and Canadian forces begin an offensive against the Taliban in the Arghandab District of Kandahar.
- Press Association via Google News
- Hundreds of Taliban militants swarm in the Arghandab District of Kandahar Province with the Afghan government sending reinforcements to the nearby city 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.
- Four Canadian soldiers and a journalist, Michelle Lang of the "Calgary Herald, "are killed in a vehicle explosion in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
- A Taliban attack on a prison in Kandahar, Afghanistan allows almost all of the 1150 inmates to escape, including 390 Taliban inmates.