Reported security incidents
#1: “Four civilians were killed in Nez Naarai village, in Shawal area of South Waziristan, when Afghan forces fired mortar shells from across the border,” a security official based in Peshawar told AFP. A second security official said the victims were collecting wood and were hit by the mortar shells as they loaded it into a vehicle.
#2: A would-be suicide bomber was killed and another injured in an exchange of fire with police in Assadabad, capital of eastern Afghan province of Kunar, on Monday, provincial police chief Awaz Mohammad Nazari said. "Two suicide bombers equipped with suicide vests and pistols were attempting to target police in Assadabad city at around 08:30 a.m. local time but police identified and opened fire at them, killing one on the spot and injuring another," Nazari told Xinhua. A police officer was slightly injured during clash, he admitted.
DoD: Spc. Daniel L. Carlson
DoD: Kenneth W. Bennett