Twelve people are killed and over 80 injured by two car bombs at a gate outside police headquarters in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
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.
Afghan general and Kandahar police chief Abdul Raziq Achakzai is assassinated by one of his bodyguards during a high-level meeting inside the governor's compound with U.S. general Austin S. Miller. Gen. Miller escaped unharmed according to officials while the governor was critically injured. The Taliban claims responsibility.