KABUL, Afghanistan -- The bodies of five Afghan policemen have been found in eastern Afghanistan nearly a week after the men went missing during an attack by Taliban fighters on a local government headquarters, police said Sunday.
Wardak provincial police chief Gen. Abdul Haq Haqnawaz said villagers discovered the bodies Saturday night in Chek district.
Sixteen Afghan policemen went missing Nov. 1 after Taliban fighters overran Khogyani district in Ghazni province and torched government buildings.
The bodies of four of the policemen were found a few days later in Ghazni city. Seven policemen are still missing.
Also in the east, NATO said two service members died in two different insurgents attacks Sunday. The coalition did not provide their nationalities or details about their deaths.
Separately, a vehicle hit a mine in Helmand province Sunday, killing five civilians. Provincial spokesman Daud Ahmadi says the blast wounded seven other civilians, including two children.