At least eight Taliban militants were killed and three others wounded in an operation conducted by Afghan Forces in western Farah province, a local official said on Sunday.
Hashmatullah Ahmadi a spokesman for Afghan Army told Ariana News that Afghan forces have launched a clearance operation in central Farah city of the province.
According to Ahmadi, at least eight militants were killed and three others injured in the operation, while a number of villages were also cleared of the Taliban.
He added that two Taliban militants were also arrested as the clearance operation is underway.
Ahmadi said, three Taliban vehicles were destroyed and a number their weapons seized by Afghan Forces.
The Taliban has not made a comment about the incident yet.
Farah is among the insecure provinces in western Afghanistan, where the Taliban militants are active in a number of its districts.