2 coalition members among 9 killed in Afghan attacks
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AFP) - A suicide attack and bomb blasts killed at least nine people in Afghanistan, including two members of coalition forces in southern Kandahar province, Isaf and local officials said on Saturday.
A suicide bomber targeted a group of foreign soldiers and Afghan intelligence agents in Maruf district of Kandahar province, killing two coalition members and four agents, officials said.
Earlier, a roadside bomb ripped through a police vehicle in Qalat, the capital of neighbouring Zabul province, killing two policemen and wounding three others, officials told AFP.
Violence has recently spiked in southern Afghanistan, with Taleban militants increasing their attacks on Afghan and Nato-led forces.