The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces repulsed a coordinated attack by the Taliban militants in northern Sar-e-Pul province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said at least 7 Taliban militants were killed and 9 others were wounded after the Afghan armed forces repulsed an attack by Taliban in Sar-e-Pul province.

Teh statement further added that the Taliban militants launched attacks against the security posts in the central parts of Sar-e-Pul province in the early hours of Saturday morning which continued for one hour.

At least 7 Taliban militants were killed and 9 others were wounded during the hour long clash, the 209th Shaheen Corps said, adding that 3 security personnel also lost their lives and 4 others sustained injuries.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the clash so far.

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