According to local authorities in southern Afghanistan, at least four militants were killed following armed clashes with the Afghan National Police forces in southern Helmand province.
The officials further added, at least two Afghan police service members were also killed during clashes with the armed militants, which lasted more than 8 hours.
District Security Chief for Nad-e-Ali Omer Jan confirming the report said, the clashes started on Wednesday evening.
Mr. Omer Jan further added, at least eight other militants were also injured during the clashes.
He also said, Afghan security forces seized some weapons and ammunitions following the clashes with the militants.
Taliban group, the main militants group fighting the Afghan government and NATO-led coalition forces yet to comment regarding the clashes.