Three killed in Afghanistan blasts
Published 13/07/2012 | 08:52
Two separate bombings in Afghanistan have killed a Nato service member as well as an official with the Afghan ministry of women's affairs and her husband.
Nato said the service member was killed by a roadside bomb in the south of the country. No other details were released.
Sarhadi Zwak, a spokesman in eastern Laghman province, said the local official, Anifa Safi, and her husband died when a bomb hidden in their car exploded in the provincial capital of Mehterlam.
No-one immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks, but they matched the pattern of Taliban assaults that typically target Afghan government officials and Afghan and foreign forces.