The Afghan forces repulsed an attack by Taliban militants in central Maidan Wardak proivnce, killing at least 2 militants, the Afghan military said.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said a group of Taliban militants attacked the Charka area located in the outskirts of the provincial capital of Maidan Wardak.

The statement further added that the Afghan forces effectively responded to the attack, killing at least 2 militants and wounding 2 others.

The Afghan forces also destroyed some weapons and munitions of the militants during the operation, the 203rd Thunder Corps added.

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

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