Eight Taliban militants were killed in separate military operations in Afghanistan, the country's Interior Ministry said on Monday.
"In past 24 hours, Afghan National Police (ANP) conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations with army and the intelligence service in Kabul, Kandahar, Zabul, Paktiya and Helmand provinces. As a result eight armed Taliban members were killed and one was wounded," the ministry said in a statement, Xinhua reported.
The ANP also discovered and seized light and heavy rounds ammunition and improvised explosive devices, the statement noted.
The statement did not disclose if there were any casualties on the side of security forces.
The Taliban insurgent group has not made comments so far.