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3 NATO troops killed in Afghanistan attack

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KABUL — A truck bombing Monday killed three coalition service members in southern Afghanistan, NATO said in a statement. A local official said the attack targeted a base operated by troops from Georgia.

Omer Zawak, spokesman for the governor of the southern Helmand Province, said the truck bomb exploded at the entrance to the Georgian outpost in the Musa Qala district of the province, one of the most volatile regions of Afghanistan.

Also in southern Afghanistan Monday, a roadside bomb ripped through a bus, killing 10 civilians, most of them women and children, officials said. Kandahar Province police said the blast wounded another 12 people in Maroof district, roughly 35 miles northeast of Kandahar city.

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