The Afghan forces clashed with Taliban militants in Wardak and Paktiya provinces in the past 24 hours killing or wounding at least 12 militants.

The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement the security forces clashed with Taliban militants in Ibrahim Khel and Kashmiryan areas of Wardak province.

The statement further added the security forces killed 4 Taliban militants during the clashes and wounded at least 6 others.

Furthermore, the security forces repulsed a Taliban attack in Rohani Baba area of Zurmat district in Paktiya, the 203rd Thunder Corps said, adding that the security forces wounded 2 Taliban militants during the clash.

The 201st Silab Corps also added that the security forces discovered and defused 4 improvised explosive devices during the operations in Ghazni province.

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