About 26 Taliban militants have been killed in fresh military operations across Afghanistan, said the country's Defense Ministry on Wednesday.
"Afghan army carried out cleanup operations in Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Zabul, Faryab and Kunduz provinces over the last 24 hours. As a result 26 militants were killed, 14 wounded and two others were detained," the ministry said in a statement.
One army solider also died as a result of enemies'firing, the statement said, adding that the army personnel defused 24 landmines in addition to seizing several rounds of weapons and ammunition within the same period.
The Taliban militant group has not made comments yet.