At least 37 Taliban militants were killed in counter-terrorism operations in Afghanistan during the past 24 hours.
The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a statement said Saturday that the operations were conducted in Kunduz, Ghazni, Paktika, Helmand, Farah, Herat and Kandahar provinces, Khaama Press reported.
The statement further added that the Afghan national police, Afghan national army and Afghan intelligence forces conducted the operations in the past 24 hours.
Interior ministry said at least 13 Taliban militants were also injured and 10 others were arrested during the operations.
Afghan security forces also confiscated various type of weapons, ammunition and explosives during the operations, interior ministry said in its statement.
Afghan police forces discovered and seized three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during operations in Kandahar, Paktika and Herat provinces.
Interior ministry said the IEDs were planted by Taliban militants to carry out insurgency attacks.