August 22, 2009 / 8:29 AM / 11 years ago

FACTBOX-Security developments in Afghanistan, Aug 22

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Aug 22 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan at 1130 GMT on Saturday:

*Denotes new or updated items.

BAGHLAN - A roadside bomb killed six Afghan police, including a senior officer, in Baghlan province in central Afghanistan on Saturday, the interior ministry said.

* HELMAND - An explosion of a landmine killed six civilians in Helmand province in the south on Friday, the interior ministry said.

NANGARHAR - A Taliban fighter killed two police before he was shot dead in an attack on a police post on the outskirts of Jalalabad, the provincial capital of Nangarhar in the east on Friday, a security official said. (Compiled by Sayed Salahuddin; Editing by Matthew Jones) (For more Reuters coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan, see: http:/www.reuters.com/news/globalcoverage/afghanistanpakistan)




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