At least 63 militants including foreign rebels were killed during military operations in Eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.
The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a statement said the operations were launched in Gilan district during the recent days which is still being conducted in its various parts, Khaama Press reported.
The statement further added that the Afghan national police, Afghan national army, Afghan local police and Afghan intelligence operatives are jointly conducting the operations.
At least 21 foreign rebels were among 63 militants were killed during the operations conducted in Mullah Jan, Hasan Tot, Banahir adn Por Dil villages, interior ministry said, adding that at least 41 militants were also injured during the operations.
The statement by interior ministry also added that Afghan security forces confiscated various types of heavy and light weapons, ammunition and explosives during the operations.
Afghan security forces destroyed three 4×4 vehicles belonging to the militants and seized 11 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during the operations, the statement added.