74 Taliban militants have been killed during a clash with the Afghan armed forces in Kandahar province.
The ministry wrote on Twitter, “#Taliban were killed and 15 others were injured in Jheria, Dand, Panjwe and Argandab districts of Kandahar province yesterday.”
The Taliban militants clashed after attacking militants preparing for an attack organized by Afghan national defense and security forces, the ministry said, adding that a large number of weapons were also seized.
Kandahar province has been the site of fierce skirmishes in recent times. According to data provided by the Afghan Ministry of Defense, 82 Taliban militants were killed in the province earlier this week amid a sustained military operation.
Violence continues in Afghanistan despite ongoing peace negotiations between the government and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Qatar.
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