Afghan interior ministry following a press release on Tuesday announced at least 18 armed militants were killed and injured and 7 others were detained following Afghan police forces military operations.

The source further added, the militants were killed, injured and detained in 13 separate military operations conducted by Afghan national police forces during the past 24 hours.

The operations were conducted in conjunction with the Afghan national army, Afghan intelligence and coalition security forces at Kabul, Nangarhar, Faryab, Kandahar, Helmand, Nimroz, Zabul, Ghazni and Paktia provinces of Afghanistan, the statement added.

At least 14 insurgents were killed, four of them were injured and 7 others were detained by Afghan security forces.

Afghan interior ministry officials also added, Afghan police forces also seized some weapons, ammunitions and explosives during the military operations.

In separate military operations Afghan police forces seized an improvised explosive device and 8 rounds of missiles from Nuristan and Herat provinces of Afghanistan.

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