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Six Taliban killed in Afghan blast

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 17:57

Kabul: Six Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan`s Helmand province Wednesday when an explosive device they were planting on a road went off accidentally, Xinhua reported.

"A group of Taliban rebels were busy planting a mine on a road in Gereshk district in the morning," said a provincial spokesperson.
"But the device exploded accidentally, killing six insurgents including a group commander Mullah Mohammad Shah on the spot."


First Published: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 17:57
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