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Taliban commander, fighter killed in separate premature IED explosions

15 May 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

A Taliban commander

and a fighter of the group were killed in separate Improvised Explosive Device

explosions which went off prematurely in northern Baghlan and central Logar

provinces.

The Ministry of Interior

(MoI) in a statement said a local Taliban commander who was planting an

improvised explosive device in Dand-e-Shahabuddin area of Baghlan province was

killed when the explosives went off prematurely.

The statement further

added that the incident took place at around 8pm local time on Wednesday night.

The ministry in a

separate statement said a Taliban fighter was killed as he was transferring an

improvised explosive device in Kharwar district of Logar province.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have

not commented regarding the incidents so far.

Taliban militants frequently use improvised explosive devices

as the weapons of their choice to target the security forces and government

personnel but in majority of such attacks ordinary civilians are targeted.

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