The Afghan Military in the North says at least twenty five militants have been killed or wounded during separate clashes in northern Balkh and Sari Pul provinces.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said at least three militants were killed and six others were wounded during a clash in Tarbalaq area in the provincial capital of Sari Pul province.

The statement further added that the clash broke out at around 4:30am local time on Tuesday morning and as a result five motorcycles of the militants were also destroyed.

At least 4 militants were killed and 12 others were wounded during a separate clash in Qashqar village in Chemtal district of northern Balkh province, the 209th Shaheen Corps added in its statement.

The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants have not commented regarding the report so far.