(Reuters) – Following are security developments in Afghanistan at 1400 GMT on Sunday (* denotes new or updated item):
* SOUTHERN AFGHANISTAN – A service member of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) for Afghanistan died in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast.
KANDAHAR/URUZGAN – Afghan police and foreign forces killed 39 insurgents during two separate operations in southern Uruzgan and Kandahar provinces on Friday, the Afghan Interior Ministry said.
The Taliban could not be immediately reached for comment and Reuters could not independently verify the report. (Compiled by Jonathon Burch; Editing by David Fox) (For more Reuters coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan, see: here)