Reported security incidents
#1: A bomb explosion Saturday killed two members of a Pakistani pro- government militia and wounded four others during an archaeological dig in a tribal district on the Afghanistan border, officials said. The incident took place in the mountainous area of Darra, 30 kilometres (18 miles) northeast of Khar, the main town of Bajaur tribal district, one of the seven semi-autonomous tribal regions.
#2: An official says a suicide car bomber apparently aiming to hit a NATO-Afghan convoy near the southern city of Kandahar blew up early, killing at least three civilians. Saturday's explosion occurred along a highway near the Kandahar airport.
#3: Twenty-two militants were killed earlier Saturday in a clash between security forces and militants in eastern Afghan province of Kunar, army sources said. "The Afghan army and police came in contact with the militants in Waligram area of Chapadara district. The engagement lasted for hours, killing 22 armed militants," army spokesman in the region Haron Yousufi told Xinhua.