Factbox: Security developments in Afghanistan, June 18

Sat Jun 18, 2011 2:53pm EDT

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(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan at 1800 GMT on Saturday.

*denotes new or updated item

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

KABUL - Three suicide bombers dressed in army uniform attacked a police compound in the old city in Kabul, where they killed nine people including three policemen and five civilians, Afghan officials said.

It was the second major attack in the Afghan capital in under a month.

One attacker killed himself by detonating explosives at the gate, while the other two were shot dead by police.

GHAZNI - Four Afghan private security guards protecting supply trucks for NATO-led troops were killed by two roadside bombs in Ander district of Ghazni province, southwest of Kabul, the deputy police commander for Ghazni province said.

Two other guards were also injured, the commander, Mohammad Hussain, said.

KABUL - Two ISAF service members were killed in separate insurgent attacks in southern Afghanistan, the coalition said in statements. It gave no other details.

(Compiled by Kabul bureau)

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