Current Afghanistan war
A United States air strike kills an al-Qaeda leader who was thought to have been planning suicide bombings.
Local officials say Taliban have killed 17 local militiamen in an attack on their base in Khwaja Bahauddin District, Takhar Province. A Taliban spokesman says they killed 21 gunmen. The Taliban propose a 7 to 10-day nationwide ceasefire, after which a peace deal with the United States would be signed.
Unnamed U.S. officials say they have received intelligence that Hamza bin Laden, son of Osama bin Laden and a wanted al-Qaeda terrorist, has been killed. The time, location and cause of death has not been disclosed.
A suicide-bomb attack on a joint Afghan-U.S. patrol near Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan's Parwan Province, kills at least six U.S. soldiers and wounds another six. The Taliban's spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid, claims responsibility for the attack in a message on Twitter.