The security forces foiled Taliban bid to detonate a Tanker truck and car packed with explosives in South-eastern Paktiya province.

The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement the Air Forces conducted an airstrike in Zurmat district which destroyed a Tanker truck and car packed with explosives.

The statement further added that the Taliban militants were intending to detonate the two Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Devices (VBIEDs) in an unknown location.

Furthermore, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the security forces conducted the airstrike based on an accurate intelligence tip which also destroyed a cache of weapons and ammunitions.

The 203rd Thunder Corps also added that the airstrike killed 3 Taliban militants as well but did not inflict casualties on anyone else.

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