A total of 10 militants have been killed and 15 others injured as clash erupted in Qaisar district of Afghanistan’s northern Faryab province on Sunday, an army spokesman said.

The clash flared up in the wee hours of Sunday and lasted for a while during which 10 armed insurgents were killed and 15 others injured, army spokesman Nasratullah Jamshidi said.

Security forces have been chasing the militants to ensure lasting peace in the province, with Maimana as its capital 425 km northwest of Kabul.

The spokesman did not comment on possible casualties of security personnel. Taliban militants who have intensified activities since the beginning of Ramadan or Muslim fasting month 23 days ago, are yet to make comment on the situation. Enditem

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Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh