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FACTBOX-Security developments in Afghanistan, Jan 12

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wed, 12 Jan 2011 14:48 GMT
Author: Reuters
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Jan 12 (Reuters) - Jan 12 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan at 1400 GMT on Wednesday. * denotes new or updated item

KABUL - A suicide bomber on a motorbike killed at least two people and wounded up to 36 more in an attack near the country's parliament in Kabul, government officials said. [ID:mSGE70B02T]

KABUL - Three troops from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed by a homemade bomb in eastern Afghanistan, ISAF said. It gave no further details.

KABUL - One ISAF service member was killed by a homemade bomb in southern Afghanistan, ISAF said. It gave no further details. * KABUL - One ISAF member was killed in an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan, the coalition force said. It gave no further details. FARAH - A bomb killed two Afghan civilians on Tuesday in the Posht-e-Rod district of western Farah province, ISAF said.

GHAZNI - Foreign troops killed "several" insurgents on Tuesday during an operation in Andar district of Ghazni province, southwest of Kabul, ISAF said.

HELMAND - ISAF troops killed two insurgents in southern Helmand province on Tuesday, ISAF said. One insurgent was killed in Sangin district and one in Musa Qala district. (Compiled by Kabul Newsroom) (For more Reuters coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan, see: http://www.reuters.com/news/globalcoverage/afghanistanpakistan) (If you have a query or comment on this story, send an email to newsfeedback.asia@thomsonreuters.com) (Created by Yoko Nishikawa)

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