31 Taliban militants, 2 civilians killed As Explosives-Laden Vehicle Goes Off in Jawzjan

Afghan security officials say at least 15 Taliban Militants and two civilians were killed in an explosion in Jawzjan province on Thursday.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the incident took place at around 3:00 pm on Wednesday in Bazarak Jangal Aregh Village of Mardian district.

The statement further added that the Taliban militants were transporting roadside bombs and explosive materials and were their way from Chahar Bolak district of Balkh province to Mardian district.

However, the explosives went off prematurely killing 15 Taliban militants and 2 civilians, the 209th Shaheen Corps added.

According to the Shahin Corps, at least 14 other people including Taliban militants and ordinary civilians were also wounded.

31 / October 2019
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