The Afghan forces killed 9 Taliban militants, wounded 5 others and arrested 2 more during the operations in three provinces of the country.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the Afghan forces repulsed a Taliban attack on security posts in Qarabagh district, killing 6 militants and confiscating a PKM machine gun and an Ak-47 assault rifle.

The statement further added that the Afghan forces killed 2 Taliban militants and wounded 2 others during a separate operation in Chagari area located in the outskirts of Ghazni city.

The 203rd Thunder Corps also added that the Afghan forces killed another militant and wounded 3 more during an operation in Azra district of Logar province.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces arrested two Taliban militants and 5 other suspected militants during an operation in Aryoub Zazai district of Paktiya province, the 203rd Thunder Corps said.

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

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