Two rebels killed in Kunar
The incident happened in the Yawagul area of Sawakai district, the provincial counterterrorism police head, Lt. Col. Abdul Matin, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Hajji Kamil, a resident of the area, confirmed the explosion, saying, the militants later took away the bodies of their associates.
Meanwhile, police recovered 250 kilograms of explosives and arrested a suspect in Asmar district, Matin said, adding the detainee had confessed to smuggling the explosives from Pakistan.
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