At least seven Taliban militants were killed and others wounded in their own explosion triggered by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in eastern Nangarhar province.
According to the 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East, the incident took place on Tuesday in the vicinity of Khogyani district.
The incident took place while a group of Taliban militants who were looking to plant an Improvised Explosive Device in Zawi area of the district when it exploded prematurely.
According to 201st Silab Corps, confirmed that 7militants were killed in the explosion and three others were wounded.
The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the incident.