At least nine Afghan security forces are killed in clashes with Taliban forces in northeastern Afghanistan.
Afghan forces launch ground and air operations against the Taliban, killing 51 of them in nine provinces of the country. Afghanistan's Ministry of Defense say that the military conducted thirteen ground offensives and twelve airstrikes. In the northern province of Balkh, local officials say that three women and four children were killed.
Afghan presidential spokesman Sediq Sediqqi says that the government rejects the proposed "reduction in violence" by the Taliban as an "ambiguous term with no legal or military parameters". On Friday, the Taliban proposed a ten-day truce and to hold follow-up discussions with Afghan government officials.
The Taliban announce a three-day Eid ceasefire with the Afghan authorities, according to Pajhwok Afghan News. On Thursday, President Ashraf Ghani announced a ceasefire with the Taliban from June 12–19.
A Taliban suicide bomber kills at least six Afghan National Army soldiers in Tangi Tarakhil on the outskirts of Kabul. [http:--www.france24.com-en-20141211-taliban-suicide-blast-kills-six-afghan-soldiers-kabul-?aef_campaign_date=2014-12-11&aef_campaign_ref=partage_aef&ns_campaign=reseaux_sociaux&ns_linkname=editorial&ns_mchannel=social&ns_source=twitter#?aef_campaign_date=2014-12-11&aef_campaign_ref=partage_aef&ns_campaign=reseaux_sociaux&ns_linkname=editorial&ns_mchannel=social&ns_source=twitter&_suid=141827533791008981681490221784 (AFP via France 24)]date=August 2019