Taliban bomb in GraveyardThe Afghan National Police (ANP) forces discovered and defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted in a graveyard in Ghazni city.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said “Today morning, Afghan National Police detected a remote controlled mine which was placed by enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan in a graveyard in the 2nd District of Ghazni City capital of Ghazni province.”

The statement further added “Afghan National Police detected a roadside bomb placed by enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan in Kashk village, Khowaja Omari District of Ghazni province, yesterday.”

The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.

Taliban militants and insurgents belonging to the other militant groups frequently use Improvised Explosive Device (IED) as the weapon of their choice to target the Afghan security forces.

However, the ordinary civilians are mostly targeted in roadside bombings. Meanwhile, it is yet not clear who was the target of the IED attack in Ghazni city graveyard.

This comes as a group of 9 Taliban insurgents were killed after stepping on an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by the fellow fighters of the group in northeastern Badakhshan province.


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