According to local authorities in eastern Afghanistan, at least 3 insurgents planting roadside bombs were killed following an air raid by NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in eastern Khost province.
The officials further added, the incident took place on Thursday night at Haram Khel village in central Lakan in eastern Khost province.
According to reports, one of the insurgents was detained following the operation, along with explosives and other equipments at the scene of the incident.
Security forces launched an operation to detain one of the insurgents who managed to flee the area, officials.
At least three more suspects were detained during the search operation.
International Security Assistance Force Media and eastern Khost provincial police chief Sardar Zazai confirmed the operations.
Taliban, the main militants group fighting the Afghan government and NaTO-led International Coalition Security Forces yet to comment regarding the reports.
Report by Ismail Haqmal, Khost province.