imagesAt least six Taliban commanders were killed following a suicide blast in eastern Logar province of Afghanistan on Tuesday.

 According to NDS officials, the incident took place around 12:30 pm local time in Charkh district.

The officials further added that the Taliban commanders were looking to prepare a suicide bomber for an attack when the suicide bombing vest went off.

Logar is among the volatile provinces in eastern Afghanistan where Taliban militants and insurgents from the other militant groups are openly operating in its various districts.

The Taliban militants have recently increased their insurgency attacks across the country and in capital Kabul as only a few days are left to presidential and provincial council elections.

This comes as a premature suicide attack left at least one Afghan policeman dead and three others injured in Charkh distirct on Monday.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.