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Factbox - Security developments in Afghanistan, 25 Nov 2008

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Nov 25 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan at 1330 GMT on Tuesday:

NURESTAN - An airstrike by foreign forces on Tuesday killed 11 insurgents and a retired Pakistani army colonel in Kimdash, 95 kms (55 kms) from Kabul, the district chief said.

KAPISA - U.S.-led coalition forces killed five militants and detained seven suspects on Monday in Tagab, some 70 km (40 miles) north of Kabul, the U.S. military said.

PAKTIKA - U.S.-led coalition troops killed one militant and detained five suspects on Monday, in Ziruk, some 160 km (100 miles) southwest of Kabul, the U.S. military said.

(Compiled by Golnar Motevalli; Editing by David Fox)

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