At least 25 Taliban were killed and 36 others were wounded in Arghandab and Panjwai districts of Kandahar Province, the Ministry of Defense tweeted on Saturday.
According to MoD, the Taliban fighters were killed during Afghan National Army’s operation in the region.
13 IEDs planted by the Taliban to target soldiers and civilians were also discovered and defused by the Afghan National Army personnel.
This comes as 7 members of Afghan government forces were killed and four others were wounded in a clash with the Taliban in Chimtal district of Balkh Province on Friday night, local officials told media.
According to reports, the clashes occurred when the Taliban stormed an Afghan army outpost in Lab-e-Nahr village in Chimatal district.
At least five Taliban militants including their designated deputy district governor for Chaharbolak district in Balkh were killed.
Reinforcements have been sent to the area and the Taliban have been pushed back from the area.
Taliban have not yet commented on the incident
Despite peace efforts in the country violence remains high and humans killing one another in Afghanistan becomes part of a daily schedule.