A premature explosion has killed two Taliban IED experts in North-eastern Kapisa province of Afghanistan, the Afghan military said.

The 201st Silab Corps in a statement said a premature IED explosion killed two Taliban IED experts, Abdullah alias Laser and Muazamil alias Petrol in Kapisa province.

The statement further added that the two Taliban IED experts were planting a bomb in Afghania Valley of Nejrab district when it off prematurely, instantly killing the two IED experts.

Taliban militants frequently use improvised explosive devices to target the security forces but majority of roadside bombings inflict casualties on civilians.

A roadside bomb ripped through a passenger bus on Kandahar-Herat highway earlier today killing 34 civilians. The explosion also wounded 17 others.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incident so far.

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