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Six Taliban militants killed in Afghan blast
IANS
Kabul, December 19, 2012
First Published: 17:23 IST(19/12/2012)
Last Updated: 17:25 IST(19/12/2012)

Six Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Wednesday when an explosive device they were planting on a road went off accidentally, Xinhua reported.

"A group of Taliban rebels were busy planting a mine on a road in Gereshk district in the morning," said a provincial spokesperson. "But the device exploded accidentally, killing six insurgents including a group commander Mullah Mohammad Shah on the spot."


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