February 27, 2009 / 9:34 AM / 11 years ago

FACTBOX: Security developments in Afghanistan

(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan reported until 4:10 a.m. EST on Friday:

GHAZNI - Six people were hurt Friday when Afghan police fired on demonstrators who claimed U.S.-led troops had desecrated copies of the Koran during a raid on a mosque in Ghazni province southwest of Kabul, residents said.

SOUTH - An explosion killed a soldier from the NATO-led force in southern Afghanistan Thursday, the alliance said.

PAKTIKA - A roadside bomb hit a NATO-led force convoy in southeastern Paktika, wounding two soldiers of the organization, a provincial official said Friday.

ZABUL - Unknown armed men kidnapped two Afghan aid workers in southern Zabul province Thursday, a provincial official said.

Compiled by Sayed Salahuddin; Editing by Sugita Katyal

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