(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan at 4 p.m. GMT (5 p.m. British time) on Monday:
*HERAT - A suicide car bomber killed five civilians and wounded 25 more in an attack targeting a NATO-led convoy in the western province of Herat, regional army commander Jalandar Shah Benaam said.
HELMAND - U.S.-led coalition and Afghan troops killed several Taliban insurgents in an air and ground assault in Sangin district of southern Afghanistan on Sunday, a U.S. military statement said on Monday.
PAKTIKA - U.S.-led coalition air strikes killed around 55 militants and wounded another 25 following an abortive ambush by insurgents in the Zerok and Urgun districts of eastern Afghanistan on Friday, a statement from U.S.-led forces said on Monday.
HELMAND - Several militants were killed during a U.S.-led coalition operation in the southern Afghan province of Helmand of Sunday, the U.S. military said in a statement on Monday.
* Indicates new incident
Compiled by Hamid Shalizi, editing by Elizabeth Piper
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