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15 militants blown up by own bomb in Balkh

15 militants blown up by own bomb in Balkh

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Sep 19, 2020 - 12:24

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): At least 15 Talibaninfo-icon insurgents have been killed by their own bomb in the Dawlatabad district of northern Balkh province.

In a statement, the Shaheen Military Corps said the incident took place in the Bedo village of the district late on Friday.

It added the explosive device went off when a Taliban bomb maker was training his associates on how to plant and detonate IEDs.

The corps claimed the bomb-maker was killed along with 14 other militants in the explosion.

Taliban have not yet commented on the explosion in Balkh.

sa/mud

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