Six militants have been killed in a fire fight in Afghanistan.
US-led coalition troops have clashed with a group of Taliban fighters in the north of the country.
The troops returned fire after being attacked by militants while on patrol.
It happened near to the area where militants killed 10 French troops on Tuesday.
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