According to local authorities in southern Afghanistan, at least three Taliban militants were killed following armed clashes with the Afghan police in southern Kandahar province.
Provincial governor media office for southern Kandahar province following a statement said, at least 2 armed insurgents were also detained during Afghan police operation at Arghistan district of southern Kandahar province.
The statement further added, 3 armed insurgents were killed at Arghistan district on Sunday evening after they ambushed an Afghan National Police vehicle at Mosh Giran area.
Afghan National Police and Afghan civilians did not suffer any casualties during the clashes, officials confirmed.
In the meantime Afghan police forces killed at least 2 insurgents at Maroof district while they were planting roadside bombs after crossing the border from Pakistan.
Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the reports.