The Taliban commanders were killed while trying to attach explosives to a motorcycle they planned to detonate in a busy area in Kapisa.
Three Taliban Commanders Killed In Own Explosion
At least three Taliban commanders were killed in a blast while trying to attach explosives to a motorcycle in Kapisa province, local officials confirmed on Monday.
In addition, four other insurgents were wounded.
The incident took place on Sunday in Badrab valley of Tagab district of the province while insurgents were busy attaching the explosive device onto a motorbike, provincial police chief Abdul Razaq Yaqoubi said.
“Ajmal, Daoud and Belal are the three Taliban local commanders who were killed in the explosion,” Yaqoubi said.
“The insurgents wanted to detonate the explosives in a crowded area in Kapisa,” he said.
However, he did not provide further details.
The Taliban has not yet commented on the incident.