At least seven soldiers of the Afghan Local Army forces lost their lives in an attack by Taliban militants in northern Parwan province.

Wahida Shahkar, a spokesperson for the provincial government, confirmed that the incident took place late on Wednesday night in Siagerd district.

Shahkar further added that the Taliban militants attacked a security post of the Afghan Local Army forces in Aantan area of the district, killing at least seven soldiers.

According to Shahkar, another soldier of the Afghan Local Army also sustained injuries during the attack.

Meanwhile, Shahkar said the Taliban militants also sustained casualties during the clash but did not elaborate further regarding the exact number of Taliban militants killed or wounded.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incident so far.

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