The Taliban militants have set on fire two oil tankers in Baghlan province.

Local officials confirmed that Taliban militants torched the two oil tankers on Pul-e-Khumri and Mazar-e-Sharif highway.

The incident took place in Bagh Shamal are of Pul-e-Khumri city earlier today.

Taliban militants also engaged in a gun battle after setting two oil tankers on fire.

The officials further added that the two oil tankers were on their way from Mazar-e-Sharif city to Kabul when Taliban militants set them on fire.