(Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan at 1300 GMT Saturday.
* denotes new or updated items.
* KABUL - A service member from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was killed during an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistan, the coalition said in a statement. It gave no other details.
* KANDAHAR - Eight children, four women and three men were killed when a roadside bomb destroyed the bus in which they were
traveling in the Haji Lahore region of southern Kandahar province, the Interior Ministry said.
* KHOST - A suicide bomber killed two policemen and one civilian in Khost City, the capital of unstable eastern Khost province, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. The blast wounded 12, eight of them civilians. The dead included a colonel who was head of Khost's rapid reaction force and his bodyguard, security sources said, the latest in a string of assassinations of senior police officers in recent weeks.
* KUNAR - Six civilians were wounded when insurgents fired mortar rounds at a police headquarters in Khost, a restive, mountainous province in the east, the Interior Ministry said.
LAGHMAN - Two policemen were killed and nine wounded by an explosion in Metherlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, Friday night, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. Police were investigating an initial explosion that did not cause any casualties when they were hit by a secondary bomb.
(Compiled by Kabul bureau; Editing by Paul Tait)