Afghanistan

Factbox - Security developments in Afghanistan, 30 Oct 2008

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Oct 30 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan reported until 1100 GMT on Thursday:

KABUL - A Taliban suicide bomber set off his explosives inside the information ministry, a few hundred meters away from the presidential palace on Thursday, killing five people, the government said.

KANDAHAR - A roadside bomb blast killed four policemen in an area of southern Kandahar province on Thursday, a police officer said.

GHAZNI - An air strike by foreign troops killed seven Taliban insurgents on Wednesday in Ghazni province which lies to the southwest of Kabul, an official from the area said.

(Compiled by Sayed Salahuddin, Editing by Sanjeev Miglani)

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