A brief overview of the recent developments in Afghanistan:
- At least 4 security personnel were killed and seven others went missing after a Taliban attack in the Balkh district of Balkh province;
- The Taliban released a group of 28 government fighters in Herat province. A total of 148 government prisoners have been released by the group so far;
- 4 protestors and 2 police officers were killed during protests in Ghor province;
- 56 government troops surrendered to the Taliban in Dawlat Abad, Khas Balkh, Char Bolak, Deh Dadi, Zaray, Kishindih, Chahi, and Sholgara districts of Balkh province.