At least ten ISIS Khurasan militants were killed or wounded in a premature explosion triggered by an Improvised Explosive Device in eastern Kunar province.

The 201st Silab Corps in a statement said the incident took place on Saturday in Pech Dara district.

The statement further added that ISIS militants were planting an improvised explosive device when the incident took place, leaving at least 7 militants dead and 3 others wounded.

According to 201st Silab Corps, two explosives experts of the group were also among those killed in the explosion.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban and ISIS militants frequently use improvised explosive devices as weapons of their choice to target the security forces but in majority of such attacks ordinary civilians are targeted.


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