Factbox - Security developments in Afghanistan, Oct 19

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Oct 19 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan at 1300 GMT on Sunday:

KANDAHAR - Taliban insurgents killed 25 Afghan civilians on Thursday, after firing on a bus and seizing control of another in the Maywand district in the southern province of Kandahar, a local police chief said on Sunday.

HELMAND - U.S.-led coalition and Afghan soldiers killed three militants in two separate clashes on Saturday and Sunday in the southern province of Helmand, the U.S. military said.

(Compiled by Jonathon Burch; Editing by Andrew Dobbie)

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