Afghan army infiltrationAt least 7 militants were killed and 8 others were injured during military operations by Afghan national security forces during the past 24 hours, interior ministry said in a statement.

The operations were conducted by Afghan national army, Afghan national police and Afghan intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) forces.

Interior ministry in its statement further added that eight militants were also arrested during the joint military operations.

The statement also added that the operations were conducted in eastern Laghman province, southern Kandahar, central Maidan Wardak province and western Farah province of Afghanistan.

Afghan security forces also discovered and seized heavy rounds of ammunition and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) during the operations, the statement said.

There were reports regarding the casualties of the Afghan national security forces during the operations, however interior ministry said that Afghan police forces discovered and defused two different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Faryab province.

Anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding 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.