At least ten militants were killed during a joint operation of the Afghan and coalition forces in south-eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.

The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast issued a statement late on Sunday evening confirming that ten militants were killed and three others including one of their commanders were wounded during a joint Afghan-coalition forces operation sin Gilan district of Ghazni.

The statement further added that the operations were conducted in Lawang and Khatak areas of the distric.t

According to 203rd Thunder Corps, the Taliban commander who has sustained injuries during the operation has been identified as Abdul Rahim.

The security forces also discovered a large weapons and explosive cache belong to Taliban militants during the same operation, the 203rd Thunder Corps said.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operation so far.