afghan soldiersAt least three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were martyred following roadside bomb explosion, defense officials said Thursday.

No further details were given regarding the exact location where the incident took place.

Gen. Zahir Azimi, spokesman for the Ministry of Defense (MoD) confirmed that the three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were martyred following Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion.

The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the incident so far.

Taliban militants and other insurent grouops frequently use Improvised Explosive Device (IED) as the weapon of their choice to target Afghan and coalition security forces.

According to security officials, the Afghan army deaths stands at 4 service members daily on average which is mainly caused due to improvised explosive device (IED) attacks.

Improvised explosive device (IED) attacks are also the major contributor to civilian casualties in Afghanistan, as civilians are mostly targeted in roadside bombings.

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