Three people are killed and several injured when gunmen open fire at a wedding in Nangarhar. The Taliban are accused of being behind the attack, opening fire while music was being played. The Taliban has, however, said that the shooting was an internal dispute and that two of the attackers have been arrested.
Former president Hamid Karzai says in a series of tweets that the announcement of a caretaker government by the Taliban was "necessary" and urges the Taliban to include women in the government in order to address "shortcomings of the new caretaker-announced cabinet".
Pakistan rejects accusations by the Afghan first vice-president Amrullah Saleh that the Pakistani Air Force provides air support to the Taliban. Pakistani authorities rebuffed the accusation on Friday, saying that the Air Force limits itself to safeguarding Pakistani territory.
The Australian Defence Force's special report into war crimes in Afghanistan is released to the public, revealing that 39 civilians and prisoners had been killed unlawfully by special forces since 2001. Chief of the Defence Force Angus Campbell issues an apology to the Afghan people and promises significant reform.