KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- At least three militants were killed and five others injured as clash erupted in Dasht-e-Archi district of the northern Kunduz province on Saturday, army spokesman in the northern region Mohammad Hanif Rezai said Sunday.
The clash, according to the official, broke out in Bandar area of Dasht-e-Archi district Saturday evening after the government forces struck the Taliban hideouts from the ground and air, forcing the insurgents to flee the area.
Two hideouts of the insurgent group have been utterly destroyed, the official said.
He also noted that the government forces would continue to target the militants elsewhere in the restive district.
Taliban militants have yet to make comments.