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FACTBOX-Security developments in Afghanistan, Sept 11

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sun, 11 Sep 2011 05:03 GMT
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KABUL, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan at 0500 GMT on Sunday.

PAKTIKA - A roadside bomb killed six civilians including two women and wounded nine more when the device hit their vehicle in Bermel district of southeastern Paktika province on Saturday, the provincial governor office said in a statement.

KABUL - A soldier from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was killed in an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, the coalition said in a statement. It gave no other details.

KUNDUZ - Five civilians, including three children were killed when their car hit a homemade bomb in Gortepa district of northern Kunduz province on Sunday, said Mohammad Aslam, a police officer.

PAKTIKA - Afghan and ISAF troops killed five insurgents overnight as they were planting a roadside bomb on a main road in Yousuf Khil district of Paktika province, the governor office said.

(Compiled by Kabul Bureau)

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