The security forces killed a suspected militant and wounded three others during a clash in Kabul city, the Kabul Police Headquarters said.

According to a statement released by Kabul Police, a group of armed individuals, affiliated with the Taliban group, clashed with police forces in 17th district of the city.

The statement further added that the security forces killed one of the militants and wounded three others.

The security forces also confiscated an Ak-47 assault rifle and 5 ammunition magazines, the statement said, adding that the detained suspects confessed that they had links with the Taliban group.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incident so far.

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