The Taliban kills four US soldiers in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
Thousands of people flee the northern Afghan city of Kunduz as heavy fighting between government forces and Taliban insurgents nears the city. Heavy clashes are also reported in Kandahar and Baghlan Provinces.
The Taliban kills 32 members of the security forces and two civilians, and injures another 17 security forces, in four attacks across Afghanistan. At least 84 Taliban militants also died in the attacks.