More fighting between Tajik, Hazara and Uzbek warlords for control of Mazar-i-Sharif has left at least seven dead.
Anti-Taliban operations in southeast Afghanistan have led to 250 arrests. Most will eventually be released, while some will be found to be connected with known Taliban groups in the area.
A large arms cache was found outside Kandahar. It's estimated that 80 truckloads of weapons and ammo are involved.