Blast kills 7 militants in Afghanistan

Blast kills 7 militants in Afghanistan

Kabul, June 23 (IANS) Seven Taliban militants, among them a group commander, were killed as their explosive device detonated prematurely in Afghanistan’s Logar province on Thursday, an official said.

“Seven Taliban militants including their commander Abdul Rauf were planting a mine on a road outside Pul-e-Alam city to target security personnel but the device exploded prematurely, killing all on the spot,” Xinhua news agency quoted an official as saying.

The commander and his team had an active role in organising attacks on security forces and planting roadside bombs in Logar province and adjoining areas, the official added.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here