The Afghan security forces killed at least 6 Taliban militants during the clashes in central Logar province of Afghanistan.

According to a statement released by Ministry of Defense (MoD), the Taliban militants were planning to attack the security posts in Dado Khel in the provincial capital and Lashkar Khel in Mohammad Agha district.

The statement further added that the security forces launched pre-emptive operations to counter the attack.

The security forces killed 3 Taliban militants in the provincial capital of Logar and wounded at least 2 others, the Ministry of Defense said.

It also added that the security forces killed 3 Taliban militants and wounded 6 others during the operation in Mohammad Agha district.

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

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