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FACTBOX-Security developments in Afghanistan, May 10

May 10 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan reported by 1700 GMT on Sunday.

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* KANDAHAR - Suicide bombers killed at least seven people on Sunday when they attacked a police convoy in southern Helmand province, the interior ministry said.

NANGARHAR - Eight Afghan construction workers were killed on Sunday when a roadside bomb hit their vehicle in eastern Nangarhar province, 120 km (75 miles) east of Kabul, the Interior Ministry said.

ZABUL - A roadside bomb killed three Afghan soldiers on Saturday in Zabul, 350 km (215 miles) southwest of Kabul, the Defence Ministry said.

ZABUL - Three employees of a construction company were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Zabul on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said.

HELMAND - Two Afghan army soldiers were wounded in a roadside bomb strike in Helmand, 590 km (365 miles) southwest of Kabul, the Defence Ministry said.

PAKTIKA - U.S.-led and Afghan forces killed one militant in an overnight operation in Paktika province, 150 km (95 miles) south of Kabul, the U.S. military said.

PAKTIA - Taliban guerrillas in an ambush killed two Afghan police in Paktia, 135 km (85 miles) south of Kabul, a provincial official said.

Compiled by Sayed Salahuddin; Editing by Angus MacSwan