At least 10 Taliban were killed as thet attacked security forces in southern Kandahar on Saturday night, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement on Sunday.
The clashes took place in Shah Wali Kot district and the “attack was pushed back by the security forces.”
Security forces also destroyed four Taliban motorbikes. it added.
The statement did not provide details about possible security force casualties in the attack.
The Taliban has not commented on the attack.