According to a statement issued by the Afghan interior ministry, at least 3 armed militants were killed and injured and 10 others were detained across the country during the past 24 hours.

The source further added, the militants were killed, injured and detained following joint military operations conducted by Afghan police, Afghan army, Afghan intelligence and international coalition security forces.

The operations were conducted at eastern Nangarhar, southern Uruzagn, eastern Ghazni and western Herat provinces of Afghanistan, the officials added.

At least 2 armed militants were killed and another insurgent was injured while 10 others were detained during the military operations.

Afghan interior ministry also added, Afghan security forces some weapons, explosives and drugs during the operations.

In separate military operations at southern Kandahar and Helmand province Afghan security forces seized an improvised explosive device and barrel of explosives which militants wanted to use to carry out insurgency activities.

Anti-government armed militant groups yet to comment regarding the operations.


  • 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.