Afghanistan Live Blog
Attacks on security forces leave eight dead in Laghman and Kandahar
A suicide bomber has killed at least three policemen in southern Afghanistan.
Thursday's attack in Kandahar city left two people wounded, said Ahmad Jawed Faisal, a provincial governor spokesman.
In eastern Laghman province, five troops died after their convoy struck a landmine, said Sarhadi Zewak, spokesman for the provincial governor.
The two attacks in the south and east have left a total of five soldiers and three police dead.