At least three Afghan national army (ANA) soldiers were martyred following a roadside bomb explosion, defense officials said Monday.
Gen. Zahir Azimi, spokesman for the ministry of defense of Afghanistan, said the Afghan national army soldiers were martyred in the past 24 hours.
Gen. Azimi did not disclose further information regarding the exact location of the incident where the Afghan soldiers were martyred, according to the Afghan (Khaama Press).
The anti-government armed militant groups frequently use improvised explosive device (IED) to target Afghan and coalition security forces.
According to security officials, the Afghan army deaths stands at four service members daily on average which is mainly caused due to improvised explosive device (IED) attacks.
Improvised explosive device (IED) attacks are also the major contributor to civilian casualties in Afghanistan, as civilians are mostly targeted in roadside bombings.