The Afghan Special Forces repulsed a Taliban attack in southern Zabul province, killing at least 4 militants during the clash, the Afghan military said.

The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants were looking to launch an attack on security posts in Bariha area located in the provincial capital of Zabul.

The statement further added that the Special Forces responded to the attack and killed 4 militants during the clash and seized 2 vehicles and some weapons together with munitions.

The Special Forces also arrested six Taliban militants following the clash, the Special Operations Corps added.

This comes as the Taliban militants killed at least 24 Afghan security personnel during an insider attack in Zabul province on Friday.

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