According to local authorities in eastern Ghazni province, at least 6 Taliban militants were killed following armed clashes with the Afghan security forces in this province.
A spokesman for the 505 Spinghar Zone Security Brigade Gen. Hamidullah said, at least 6 Taliban militants were killed and 4 Afghan National Police service members were injured during the cashes.
Gen. Hamidullah further added, the clashes took place between the Taliban militants and Paktika police forces at Ghozi village in Ab-Band district of eastern Ghazni province.
He also added, 4 Afghan police service members were critically injured during the clashes.
In the meantime a spokesman for the Taliban militants group Zabiullah Mujahid said, at least 5 Afghan police were killed and 6 others were injured during the clashes.
He also confirmed the death of 3 Taliban fighters during the clashes.
Ab-Band district is considered to be one of the volatile regions in eastern Ghazni province.