Three NATO-led service members were killed in an explosion in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, the alliance's International Security Assistance Force said.

The ISAF deaths occurred during a suicide bombing at a vegetable market in the city of Maymana in Faryab province, a military official said. The official did not want to be named because he was not authorized to speak to the media.

Suicide bomber strikes in Afghanistan The provincial governor, Abdul Haq Shafaq, said six Afghans were killed and 20 others were wounded. He said three foreign troop members were wounded and that they were Americans.