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16 militants blown up by own explosives

16 militants blown up by own explosives

Apr 01, 2014 - 16:15

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Sixteen Talibaninfo-icon fighters were killed on Tuesday when the suicide vest they were making exploded in the Gilan district of southern Ghazni province, security officials said.


The National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) -- the Afghan spy service – said the incident happened at 1:00pm and a number of Pakistani nationals were among the dead.  

A statement from the intelligence agency said the insurgents were making suicide vests for use in suicide attacks in the province. Rebel commanders were among the dead. At least nine others were injured.



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