The Afghan forces killed or wounded 7 Taliban militants during the operations in western Farah province.

The Farah Police headquarters said in a statement the security forces conducted a clearance operation along the highway between Bala Bolok and provincial capital on Friday.

The statement further added that the security forces also provided escort to a convoy of the security forces travelling on the highway.

Furthermore, the Farah Police said the security forces killed 3 Taliban militants adn wounded 4 others during the operation.

The security forces also discovered and defused 9 improvised explosives planted by the militants along the highway.