The local authorities in South-eastern Paktia province discovered the dead bodies of three Taliban militants who had frozen to death in a mountain in Zazai Aryoub district.

The provincial government in a statement said the dead bodies of the three Taliban militants, Ehsanullah son of Fazal Manan, Barakatullah son of Mohammad Akbar and Shamimullah son of Sultan, were discovered from Shin Kond mountain.

The statement further added that Shamimullah was also involved in producing Improvised Explosive Devices.

The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.

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