Eighteen people have been killed in seperate attacks in Afghanistan.
Officials say 10 civilians were killed Thursday in Helmand province as they traveled to a wedding.
In eastern Laghman province, a government spokesman said five Afghan soldiers died when their convoy hit a land mine.
Another official announced that three policemen were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Kandahar.
There were no claims of responsibility, but similar attacks have been claimed by Taliban insurgents.