Afghan police keep order after a protest in KabulAt least ten militants were killed or injured following military operations by Afghan security forces in various provinces of Afghanistan during the past 24 hours.

The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a statement said, the operations were conducted jointly by Afghan army, Afghan police and Afghan intelligence operatives.

The statement further added, seven militants were killed and three others were injured during the operations, which were conducted in Baghlan, Zabul, Uruzgan and Farah provinces of Afghanistan.

Afghan security forces also arrested six militants during the military operations, interior ministry added in its statement.

According to interior ministry officials, the operations were conducted by Afghan security forces to clear the mentioned areas from militants activities.

Afghan security forces discovered and seized weapons, ammunition and explosives during the operations, the statement added.

In a separate operation in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan, Afghan police forces discovered and seized three improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

Interior ministry said, the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were recently planted by Taliban militants to target the Afghan security forces.

Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the reports so far.

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  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.