Reported security incidents
#1: Two Australian soldiers and a civilian interpreter have been struck by insurgent fire in Afghanistan's Helmand Province. The group was injured during a 14-hour raid on a drug processing facility in the north of the province.
#2: At least four troops and 20 militants were killed when unidentified militants attacked an army check post in Pakistan's northwest tribal region of Mohmand on early Tuesday morning, local Urdu Tv channel Dawn reported. Tuesday's attack occurred in wee hours of morning when an unknown number of unidentified militants stormed an army check post in Salala area of Mohmand Agency, a tribal region at Pakistan- Afghanistan border. Four troops were killed in the attack, and 20 militants lost their lives in retaliatory attack by Pakistan army.
#3: At least two Taliban leaders were killed following a joint military operation by Afghan and coalition security forces in eastern Ghazni province.
#4: According to local authorities in Ghor province unknown gunmen assassinated development council chief in this province. The officials further added the incident took place at Tolak district of Ghor province on Sunday night after unknown gunmen attacked and killed Mawlawi Mohammad, the development council chief of Ghor province.
#5: According to local authorities in eastern Paktiya province at least 3 armed militants were killed following a NATO airstrike in this province. The officials further added the air raid was carried out at a residential house in Zurmat district of eastern Paktiya province.
DoD: Spc. Gerardo Campos
DoD: Lance Cpl. Joshua E. Witsman
MoD: Corporal Michael John Thacker
MoD: Private Gregg Thomas Stone