The Ministry of Defense reported two different clashes In Faryab and Kandahar, where at least 17 Taliban were killed.

Saturday night, the Taliban attacked some areas in Shah Walikot district of Kandahar.

According to the statement, the Taliban attack was repulsed, in which 10 militants affiliated with the group were killed during the clash.

Taliban have lost control of two of their strongholds, as well as four of their motorcycles were destroyed.

Meanwhile, in an attack carried by the Taliban last night in Shakh region of Qaysar district in Faryab, seven of the militants were terminated.

The clashes occurred when Taliban affiliated fighters started attacking government positions.