Seven Taliban terrorists killed in the Paktia clash
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At least seven Taliban militants were killed and 11 more wounded in Paktia province, a local official confirmed.
The incident happened as the insurgents attacked army outposts in Samkani district of the province on Thursday night.
Abdul Rahman Solamal, district chief of Samkani told Ariana News that the clash broke out in the Pirlaki area of the district.
Two Afghan soldiers were also killed in the incident, Solamal added.
A number of Taliban weapons have been seized by the Afghan forces.
The Taliban has not made a comment on this regard yet.
Paktia is among the relatively volatile provinces in the east of Afghanistan where the Taliban insurgents are active in a number of its remote districts.
Source: Ariana News