The security forces killed or wounded at least 14 Taliban militants during a clash in northern Sar-e-Pul province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the clash broke out at around 10:30 pm local time in Masjid-e Safid area of Sancharak district on Wednesday.

The statement further added that the security forces killed 5 Taliban militants and wounded 9 others during the clash.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the security forces also recaptured a Humvee armored personnel carrier and defused two improvised explosive devices.