Blast kills at least 3 militants in eastern Afghanistan

Blast rocks Afghan city killing at least seven: officials

KABUL: Three militants were killed and two others injured as a mine planted by militants went off prematurely in Jalriz district of Afghanistan’s eastern Wardak province on Saturday, said a statement of 203 Tandar Corps.
The Taliban militants, according to the statement, were planting a mine on a road in Suliman Khil area of Jalriz district in the wee hours of Saturday to target military vehicles but the device exploded ahead of time killing three militants on the spot and injuring two others.
Jalriz has been the scene of bloody fighting between government forces and Taliban militants over the past one week. – APP


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