The Afghan security forces killed or wounded 15 Taliban militants during the operations in Kandahar province of Afghanistan.

The 205th Atal Corps in a statement said the security forces conducted the operations in Mujahid and Jagrum areas of Maiwand district.

The statement further added that the security forces killed 8 Taliban militants and wounded 7 others.

Furthermore, the 205th Atal Corps said the Afghan forces also discovered and defued 17 improvised explosive devices in Maiwand, Khakriz and Panjwai districts of Kandahar.

The Taliban group has not commented operations so far.