A Taliban suicide bomber killed himself and eight fellow jihadists on Tuesday after setting off his explosives vest prematurely while organizing coordinated attacks in Afghanistan’s Kunduz province.
“The jihadist fighters had been ordered to carry out an attack in Kunduz city, Afghanistan, but all died before they got there,” reports Daily Mail.
Citing the Afghan Ministry of Interior (MOI), the report adds, “However, one of the militants detonated his vest shortly after leaving a Taliban base in Dasht-e-Archi, triggering everyone else’s explosives.”
Last year, the Taliban briefly occupied Kunduz, Afghanistan’s fifth largest city and the capital of the province of the same name. It was the first provincial capital to fall into the hands of the Taliban since the terrorist group was ousted in the 2001 U.S. invasion.
“A local official said Monday that many villages in Kunduz’s Dasht-e-Archi district had been cleared of the Taliban, but holdouts remained in...Read More Here