Eight polio vaccination workers are killed by unknown gunmen in Kunduz and Takhar, leading to the suspension of the vaccination campaign in the two provinces. The campaign was launched nationwide in November 2021.
A bomb explodes at the entrance of the Daoud Khan Military Hospital in Kabul, followed by gunfire and a second explosion. At least 25 people are killed and more than 50 others are wounded. Four of the attackers are killed and a fifth is arrested by the Taliban.
Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid downplays the presence of ISIL in Afghanistan, as analysts say that ISIL is using the same urban warfare tactics previously used by the Taliban to fight the Western-backed Afghan government's forces. After the attack against Kabul airport last month, the Taliban has vowed to capture the leader of ISIL in Afghanistan.
Afghan LGBT rights activist Nemat Sadat and an unnamed gay man in Kabul both report that the Taliban beheaded the man's boyfriend on the same day that they entered the city. Sadat said that while women are only executed if they commit adultery, homosexuals face an "automatic death sentence based on their mere existence".