NATO soldier, four Afghans, two police killed in attacks Adds four civilians, two policemen killed in separate attacks
A NATO soldier died and two others were wounded in an explosion in southern Afghanistan, while four civilians and two policemen were killed in separate incidents, officials said on Monday, reported dpa.
The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), which provided the information regarding the blast in a statement, did not identify the nationalities of the dead or wounded soldiers, citing the organization's policy.The statement said that the explosion occurred on Sunday in a southern region, but did not say where exactly in the south the incident took place.On Sunday, a suicide bomber attacked a NATO-led Canadian military convoy in southern Kandahar province, killing an Afghan child and wounding three NATO soldiers and two Afghan civilians.The latest death brought the number of foreign forces killed in Afghanistan so far this year to more than 60 soldiers. Most of the soldiers were killed in Taliban-led attacks.
In another incident four civilians were killed in a roadside attack in Nad Ali district of southern Helmand province, Qalamuddin Khan, deputy provincial police chief said.