Explosions kill three in southern Afghanistan


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Afghan officials say explosions in three cities of southern Afghanistan have killed three and wounded at least nine others.

Fareed Ayal, a spokesman for the police in Uruzgan province, says a police vehicle hit a roadside mine today in Chora district, killing one police inspector and wounding two other policeman.

Daud Ahmadi, a spokesman in Helmand province, says a roadside bomb struck a bus the same day in Gereskh district. Two civilians died and four others were injured. He says the bomb was planted near a NATO supply site in an apparent attempt to target foreign troops.

In Kandahar province, police chief Gen. Abdul Razaq says a suicide bomber on a motorcycle blew himself up in Spin Boldak district Friday, wounding one border policeman and two civilians.