The Afghan forces killed six Taliban militants during an operation in central Wardak province of Afghanistan, the Afghan military said.

According to a statement released by 203rd Thunder Corps, the Taliban militants launched an attack on security posts in Nerkh district of Wardak province on Saturday.

The statement further added that the security forces effectively responded to the attack, killing at least 6 militants and wounding 4 others.

The Afghan forces also arrested 3 suspected militants during the operation, the 203rd Thunder Corps added in its statement.

Wardak is among the relatively volatile provinces in the center of Afghanistan where Taliban militants have active presence in some of its remote districts and often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities.

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