Two armed Taliban (IED planters) were killed by their own explosives while they were placing IEDs in the main road of Gilan district of Ghazni province, yesterday.
In the same incident, one armed Talib (IED planter) was killed in the Folad Khil village, Mata Khan District of Paktika province.
In the meantime, one armed Talib (IED planter) was arrested with two IEDs while he was placing IEDs in the Posht Koh district bazar, Farah province.
During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused 31 different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Helmand, Badghis, Farah, Zabul, Kandahar, Kunduz and Kunar provinces.
The discovery and defusing of IEDs show that the ANP now are more professional and experienced, and are able to protect civilian and this is a good step forward in improving the security and stability in the country.
Afghan National Police encourages all citizens to report suspicious activities and criminal acts.