Afghan police back by the U.S.-led Coalition Forces killed eight Taliban militants in the outfit's stronghold Helmand province in southern Afghanistan on Friday, a statement of Interior Ministry issued here on Saturday said.
"A group of militants ambushed join convoy of Afghan National Police and Coalition Forces in Nawa district and police returned fire, as a result eight militants were killed and three others injured," the statement added.
No causalities on joint forces were reported, it said.
"Hundred of machine gun bullets, one thousand meters electric lines and explosive material were also found on the ground."
Taliban militants who intensified their activities against Afghan and international troops have yet to make comment.