Twenty-five soldiers were killed in an attack by secret supporters of the Taliban radical movement in the Ghazni province of Afghanistan, 1tvnews reported referring to local authorities.

The attack of seven Taliban agents occurred in the Qara Bagh quarter.

The attackers fled the scene immediately after the incident.

The Defense Department has confirmed the deaths of nine soldiers. According to the department, an investigation is being conducted into the incident.

The radical Taliban took responsibility for the incident.