Factbox: Security developments in Afghanistan

(BestGrowthStock) – Following are security developments in Afghanistan at 1000 GMT on Thursday:

KANDAHAR – A suicide bomber killed around 40 people and wounded 77 others in an attack on a wedding party in the Arghandab district of southern Kandahar province on Wednesday night, police and provincial officials said.

GHAZNI – A roadside bomb killed three Afghan policemen in the southwest of Ghazni province on Wednesday, Interior Ministry said.

KUNAR – Three insurgents were killed and two others wounded in a gun battle when Taliban attacked a police post in the eastern Kunar province overnight, Interior Ministry said in a statement. Two police officers were also wounded, it said.

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(Compiled by Hamid Shalizi; Editing by David Fox)

Factbox: Security developments in Afghanistan