(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghan authorities say more than 10 insurgents were killed in Kandahar City Monday afternoon in a series of suicide attacks.
A spokesperson for the governor of Kandahar Province says three suicide bombers riding in a vehicle blew themselves up on a city street, killing two children and wounding six other civilians.
Authorities say several other insurgents launched a suicide attack on a Kandahar police station and were all killed by Afghan police.
In central Afghanistan, five Afghan police officers were killed when their truck struck a roadside bomb planted by the Taliban, Afghan officials said.
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Sophie Eastaugh, CNN Newswire
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