The Afghan forces killed 7 Taliban militants during the operations conducted in southern Zabul and Uruzgan provinces.

The 205th Atal Corps in a statement said the security forces killed 5 Taliban militants during a raid in Khas Uruzgan district of Uruzgan province.

The statement further added that the security forces also wounded 2 Taliban militants during the same operation.

Furthermore, the 205th Atal Corps said the security forces destroyed a compound, two hideouts, 2 PKM machine guns, 2 Ak-47 rifles, a rocket launcher, a sniper rifle, ammunition, explosives and IEDs during the raid.

Meanwhile, the 205th Atal Corps said the soldiers of the 2nd Brigade killed 2 Taliban militants during a raid in Arghandab district of Zabul.

The security forces also wounded 2 other militants and discovered and defused 20 improvised explosive devices during the operation.

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