A suicide vest accidentally went off among Taliban militants in Ghazni province, killing several militants and suicide bombers.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said a suicide vest strapped in the body of a Taliban militant went off prematurely, killing 3 suicide bombers and 12 militants.

The statement further added that the incident took place in Musa Kalim area of Nawa district on Saturday.

Furthermore, the interior ministry said the militants were looking to launch an attack on an organization in Ghazni province.

The militant groups including Taliban have not commented regarding the incident so far.

The security situation in Ghazni province has deteriorated during the recent months.

Taliban militants are active in some districts of the province and often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces routinely conduct counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in this province.

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