Jan. 6 Faryab Province: five civilians killed
Five civilians were killed in American drone strikes that were targeting the house of a Taliban commander in the Toqizdarak village of Qorghan District. Ten Taliban fighters were also killed in the airstrikes.
Eleven Taliban fighters were killed in American airstrikes in Qara Gholi and Geldi villages of Almar District. A Taliban commander was also among those killed.
Jan. 6 Baghlan Province: five police officers killed
The Taliban hit a Humvee transporting Afghan police forces with a rocket in Doshi District, killing five police officers, including Capt. Fawad Atayi, the deputy of the highway police battalion.
Jan. 6 Jowjzan Province: four militia members killed
The Taliban attacked a security…