The security forces killed two Taliban militants and wounded three others during a clash in South-eastern Paktiya province of Afghanistan.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said a group of Taliban militants attacked the Afghann army in Ghareza area, located in the outskirts of Gardez, the provincial capital of Paktiya.

The statement further added that the security forces effectively responded to the attack, killing 2 militants and wounding at least 5 others.

The 203rd Thunder Corps also added that one of the commanders of Taliban, Nisar son of Faisal, originally a resident of Zurmat district, was among those killed.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incident so far.

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