5 insurgents killed in blast, infighting
The blast took place on Tuesday night when the bomb the militants were planting on the Charsadda-Chaghcharan road exploded prematurely, the crime branch chief said.
Two other fighters were killed on Tuesday afternoon in infighting in the Burka district of Baghlan province.
District chief, Abdul Jabbar Islami, confirmed the incident and said one of the dead was member of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU).
Islami accused the IMU militant of killing an influential local elder in Takhar province some days back. Later, the insurgent fled to Burka district.
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