What is a land mine
A U.S. armored Humvee struck a landmine near Kandahar. No one was injured. The mine caused major damage to the front end of the vehicle.
Northeast of Kandahar, two rockets were fired at a U.S. base.
Afghan troops, following a trail in the Dara-e-Noor mountains north of Kandahar, stumbled on tents and mud huts that appeared to be a base for about 30 rebel fighters.
A patrol of U.S. soldiers investigating a rocket launch site near Gardez came under small arms fire from a walled compound.