Five insurgents have been killed during separate gun battles with security forces in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.
Gun battles erupted after groups of Taliban militants attacked security check posts in Kasi and Jar areas of Marouf District.
Five militants were killed and two others wounded during the clashes. One soldier also wounded in the clashes, Khaama Press reported.
No terrorist network has commented on the reports yet but it comes during a serious of attacks carried out by Taliban militant group across the country.