Presidential spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi said the security forces have killed a large number of Taliban leaders during the military operations.

Speaking during a press conference in Kabul. Sediqqi said the security forces have killed various shadow governors of Taliban during the recent military operations.

Sediqqi further added that the funerals of the Taliban leaders are being held in various parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

Furthermore, Sediqqi said the Taliban militants are under tremendous military pressure from the Afghan armed forces.

He also added that the group hides the number of its militants killed during the operation.

Meanwhile, Sediqqi said the Taliban group is intentionally targeting civilian, emphasizing that every Taliban attack is an obstacle before peace.

This comes as the Taliban group claimed responsibility for the car bomb explosion in Kabul city which killed 14 people and wounded 145 others, mostly civilians.