ISAF service member killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan. As usual, no further details given as of now.
Three explosions near the governor's compound in western Farah province kill one person and injure 12. All of the casualties are apparently civilians.
A remote control mine in Kajaki, Helmand province, kills 5 Afghan soldiers and injures 2, one critically.
A Haaqqani commander says captive U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl will not be harmed, despite the U.S. declaration that the Haqqani network is a terrorist organization. However, he threatens stepped up attacks. "We are not cowards, and we consider it as coward to harm prisoners," he said. But, "Sirajuddin Haqqani, the organization's military commander, is seeking permission from Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar to stage a blitzkrieg of attacks against U.S. forces in Afghanistan, the commander said."
Six Taliban are reported killed in an Afghan army operation in Herat. Their commander, Mullah Nooruddin, is said to have been injured but escaped.
- Overnight in Dujail, 50 km (30 miles) north of Baghdad, gunmen and a suicide bomber driving a car attacked a military base, killing 11 soldiers and injuring seven, police said.
- Later on Sunday, a car bomb killed eight people queuing for jobs as police guards for the Iraqi North Oil Company in the flashpoint city of Kirkuk, 250 km north of Baghdad, police said.
- Kirkuk was hit by several other blasts. A car bomb and a bomb packed into a motorcycle detonated outside a crime investigation office, killing seven and wounding 40.
- More people were killed in several other blasts across the country, including in the towns of Baquba, Samarra, Basra and Tuz Khurmato.