Three Afghan militants killed in premature blast

Kabul, May 9 (IANS) Three militants were killed in a premature explosion in Afghanistan’s Kunduz province, police said on Monday.

“Six militants tried to destroy a bridge along a main road by an improvised explosive device (IED) in the suburbs of provincial capital Kunduz city on Sunday night. The device went off by accident, leaving three militants killed and three others injured,” a senior police offcial told Xinhua news agency.

However, the bridge located in Pul-e-Barakzai locality of the city was damaged by the blast, the official added.



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