The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces killed at least 8 Taliban militants and wounded two others during separate incidents in South-eastern Ghazni province.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said a group of Taliban militants attacked the security posts in Mangoor Bazar area located in the outskirts of Ghazni city.

The statement further added that the security forces killed 5 Taliban militants and wounded 2 others during the clash.

The security forces also destroyed a vehicle and 5 motorcycles during the clash, the 203rd Thunder Corps added in its statement.

Meanwhile, the 203rd Thunder Corps added that the Taliban militants attacked the security forces in Khalo Khel area of Qarabagh district which resulted into a clash between the two sides.

The security forces killed 3 Taliban militants during the clash and destroyed 15 sacks of explosives, 25 rounds of 82mm rockets, 24 boxes of PKM machine gun munitions and some other military kits, the 203rd Thunder Corps said.

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