Bad Day For Taliban

Published: Wednesday, 07/09/2008 12:00 am EDT

Ten Taliban fighters blew themselves up this week while trying to plant a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's Helmand province, AHN news reports. Among the fighters killed was Taliban leader Mullah Jabar. The explosive device was of a new type to arrive in Afghanistan, and was similar to those used for some time in Iraq. This is reportedly the reason why it was mistakenly detonated, and why it killed so many fighters.

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