The Afghan forces killed at least 28 Taliban militants during separate clashes in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan, the security officials said.
Gen. Tadin Khan, the Police Chief of Kandahar, said the Taliban militants attacked security posts in Sargo area of Spin Boldak district.
He said the Afghan forces effectively responded to the attack, killing at least 16 Taliban militants and wounding at least 9 others.
Gen. Tadin Khan further added that the security forces killed 12 Taliban militants and wounded at least 7 others during a similar clash in Mirazar area of Zherai dsitrict.
The Taliban group has not commented regarding the clashes so far.