he Afghan forces repulsed an attack by Taliban in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan, killing at least six militants during the clash.

The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants launched an attack against the security forces in Maruf district of Kandahar on Sunday.

The statement further added that the security forces responded to the attack and killed 6 militants during the clash.

The Afghan artillery units also carried out strikes against the enemy positions in the outskirts of Uruzgan city of Uruzgan province and killed 4 militants, teh statement added.

The Special Operations Corps also added that the security forces also destroyed two hideouts and some weapons and munitions of the militants during the operation.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented in this regard so far.

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