At least one Taliban militant was killed and another militant was injured following armed clashes with the Afghan police forces at Adraskan district of western Herat province.
Provincial police commandment in western Herat province following a press release said, the clashes took place at Kotal Palangi area in eastern regions of Adraskan district while the Taliban militants were collecting Zakat in the area.
Zakat is considered to be a religious duty, and is expected to be paid by all practicing Muslims who have the financial means.
The source further added, Afghan polcie forces visited the area after they were informed of the Taliban presence where the clashes started.
According to local officials, at least one Taliban militant was killed and another one was injured during the clashes.
Afghan police forces did not suffer any casualties during the incident.