A clash broke out between the security forces and Taliban militants in norther Faryab province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the security forces killed 5 Taliban militants during the clash which took place in Qaisar district.

The statement further added that the security forces also wounded 13 Taliban militants during the same clash.

The 209th Shaheen Corps did not disclose further information regarding the clash and it is yet not clear if the security forces sustained casualties during the clash or not.