Nine Taliban insurgents have died when the bomb they carried through Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province in the east of the country exploded, official sources said on Friday.
The explosion took place in the city of Nazyan, the province’s governor Ataulá Jogyani told the Afghan news agency Pahjwok.
The late insurgents came from this area, the Afghan governor also confirmed. The group has not commented on this event so far.
There have also been reports of the deaths of a dozen Taliban and many other wounded during a confrontation with security forces in northern Sar e Pul province, the government spokesman Zabihulá reported Thursday. Amani, on the same medium.