At least three (3) Taliban militants were killed in an explosion that was triggered by own Improvised Explosive Device in southern Zabul province of Afghanistan.
According to the Ministry of Interior (MoI), the incident took place on Saturday in Jaldak district of the province.
The Ministry source further stated that the three Taliban militants were on a mission planting an improvised explosive device on a roadside when it exploded killing three of them.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants have not commented regarding the incident so far.
The Taliban militants and other militants including ISIS often use improvised explosive device as the weapon of their choice to target the security forces and government officials.
However, in majority of such attacks the ordinary civilians are killed while in some cases the Taliban militants are themselves blown up in premature explosions.