According to the Brookings Institute, yesterday's killing of a solider in the Wardak province of Afghanistan brings the number of US soldiers killed in the country to 2,000. The numbers do not include those killed in non-hostile incidents or 'friendly fire.'
- USA: 2,000
- UK: 425
- Canada: 158
- France: 86
- Germany: 53
- Italy: 47
- Denmark: 42
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The brother of a taxi driver killed alongside the Afghan Taliban leader has asked police to investigate his sibling's death.
The girl's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
A dry night ahead, with any showers fading away.