The Afghan forces repulsed a Taliban attack in southern Helmand province, killing 3 militants and wounding at least 5 others, the Afghan military said.

The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants attacked the security posts in Greshk district of Helmand on Saturday.

The statement further added that the security forces responded to the attack while reacting in self-defense, killing 3 militants and wounding 5 others.

The security forces also arrested a Taliban militant and confiscated a motorcycle following the clash, the Special Operations Corps added.

The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.

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