Three Taliban mine planters were killed by their own explosives while they were placing a roadside mine.
The incident took place in the Qala-e-Lalk region, Baraki Brak district of Logar province, yesterday.
In a separate report, during the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused eight different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Dowlat Shahi district of Laghman, Ali Abad district of Kunduz, Maidan Shahr district of Maidan Wardak, Ashkin district of Paktika, Shindand district of Herat and Nawa district of Helmand province.
Afghan National Police are working diligently with local leaders and the public to prevent these types of acts from killing and wounding innocent civilians and security forces.
Afghan National Police encourages all citizens to report suspicious activities and criminal acts to contact 119.