FACTBOX-Security developments in Afghanistan, Jan 13

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13 Jan 2010 15:24:02 GMT

Source: Reuters

Jan 13 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan reported at 1500 GMT on Wednesday.

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* EASTERN AFGHANISTAN - A soldier working for the NATO-led force died of wounds sustained in a roadside bomb explosion, the alliance said in a statement.

EASTERN AFGHANISTAN - Two U.S. service members with the NATO-led force were killed by an explosion in eastern Afghanistan, the force said in a statement.

KANDAHAR - A suicide car bomber targeted an Afghan police compound in a remote district of southern Kandahar province, wounding three civilians and three police officers, an Afghan Army General, Sardar Mohammad Zazai said.

GHAZNI - A roadside bomb hit an Afghan police vehicle, killing one officer and wounding six of his colleagues in Ghazni province, to the southwest of Kabul, officials said. (Reporting by Golnar Motevalli; Editing by Sanjeev Miglani)

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