The Afghan security forces repulsed twin Taliban attacks in Kandahar province.
The Police Chief of Kandahar Gen. Tadin Khan Achakzai said a group of Taliban militants attacked a security check post in Takhta Pul district.
Gen. Tadin Khan further added that the security forces killed three Taliban militants during the clash.
The security forces also confiscated three motorycles following the clash, Gen. Tadin Khan added.
Meanwhile, the Taliban militants attacked police forces on Kandahar-Tarinkot highway which was also repelled by security forces.
According to Gen. Tadin, the security forces killed five Taliban militants during the same clash.
He also added that the dead bodies of three them were left in the area following the clash.