The Afghan forces inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants in Ghazni and central Maidan Wardak provinces.

The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement that the Afghan forces killed 6 Taliban militants and wounded 10 others during a clash in Antan Tapa area of Ghazni on Friday night.

The statement further added that the Special Forces killed 5 Taliban militants during an operation in Bek Samang area of Chak district in Maidan Wardak province.

Furthermore, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the Afghan force defused 3 improvised explosive devices in Aryoub Zazai of Paktiya and Ghazni city.