The security forces killed, wounded at least 12 Taliban militants during the operations in Paktiya and Ghazni.
The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the security forces killed 5 militants during a patrol in Jani Khel district of Paktiya province.
The statement further added that the security forces also wounded 5 others during the same operation.
Furthermore, the security forces killed 2 Taliban militants during a separate operation in Qarabagh district of Ghazni province.
The security forces also discovered and defused 11 improvised explosive devices during the operations in Paktiya and Ghazni.