• publish: 11 October 2017
  • time: 3:25 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 4770

Taliban own bomb kills, wounds 13 militants in east, Afghanistan

Officials in eastern Laghman province say that Taliban own bomb has killed and wounded at least 13 militants of the group.

According to the officials of the 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in the East, the incident took place in Alingar district as the militants were planting an improvised explosive device on a roadside.

The officials further added that five insurgents including a commander of the Taliban identified as Mawlavi Qasim were killed and eight others were wounded.

The militants were attempting to plant improvised explosive devices on a roadside in Dara-e-Sangar area, the officials added.

Taliban has yet to make any comment regarding the repot.

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