At least fifteen militants were killed and a laser-equipped rocket launcher was seized during a clash between the Afghan armed forces and the Taliban militants in Moqor district of Ghazni province.

The 203rd ThunderCorps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast in a statement said the clash took place in Laram area of Moqor district on Monday.

The statement further added that the armed forces were busy conducting operations as part of Thunder-4 operations when a clash broke out, leaving at least 15 militants dead and 6 others wounded.

According to 203rd Thunder, the armed forces also confiscated a laser guided rocket launcher following the clash.

The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants have not commented regarding the clash so far.

Ghazni is among the relatively volatile provinces in Southeast of Afghanistan where the Taliban militants are actively operating in a number of its districts and often carry out terrorist related activities.

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