The UK announces that 8 British soldiers are killed in Afghanistan, the country's worst death toll in a 24-hour period.
Latest fatalities in Helmand push British death toll in the country past that in Iraq.
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- Seven people, including two British tourists, are wounded in a knife attack in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. The attacker, said to be an Afghan national, is arrested by police.
- A suicide bomber kills 5 in a targeted attack on a British embassy vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan.
- Five British ISAF personnel are killed in a military helicopter crash in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan.
- The United Kingdom is to hand over responsibility for Afghanistan's Sangin area to the United States.
- William Hague, the United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, says that British soldiers should be out of Afghanistan by 2014.