The Ministry of Defence said 16 Taliban militants were killed during clashes with the Afghan security forces in Logar and Ghazni provinces.
In Logar’s Azra district, the Afghan security forces repelled a Taliban attack at a security checkpoint in the Kharoti area on Friday night. Eight Taliban militants were killed and four wounded in the attack.
Eight more were killed in Ghazni’s Andar district, in a similar clash.
The ministry did not say if Afghan security forces were injured during the clashes.
The Taliban has not commented yet.