The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces have repelled an impending Taliban attack in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the military sources said Thursday.

“Afghan security forces repelled an impending Taliban attack against their checkpoint in Nangarhar province killing 1 Taliban fighter,” the sources said.

In the meantime, the Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in La’lpur district of Nangarhar province killing 2 Taliban fighters and destroying 80 pounds of opium.

The sources also added that the Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in Omnah district of Paktiak province killing 9 Taliban fighters.

The Afghan Special Forces conducted a similar raid in Nijrab district of Kapisa province killing 3 Taliban fighters, the sources added.