At least 10 militants have been killed as clash flared up between Government forces and the Taliban outfit in Khawja Ghar district of Northern Takhar Provinc of Afghanistan.
Police Spokesman in the province, Abdul Khalil Asir, said on Tuesday.
The clash, according to Asir, broke out in some villages of Khawja Ghar district and parts of the neighbouring Dasht-e-Qala region and so far 10 militants have been killed and several others injured.
Three security personnel have also sustained injuries in the fighting, the official added.
Taliban insurgents haven’t commented yet.
Earlier, a mortar mine allegedly fired by militants struck a house in Dasht-e-Qala district, claiming the lives of three people and injuring eight others from a family.