Afghanistan: A bomb kills three NATO soldiers in east Afghanistan. An explosion in a cemetery in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, in Afghanistan kills two people. A NATO soldier is killed by an Afghan police officer. Three New Zealand soldiers are killed in Bamiyan, central Afghanistan when the convoy in which they were traveling was hit by an improvised explosive device.
Eligible voters in the United Kingdom general election, 2010 who are living in New Zealand are the latest to be disenfranchised as anger grows over the disfranchisement of citizens living in the UK who were queuing to vote as polls closed.