Afghan Interior Ministry following a press release on Sunday announced 18 Taliban militants were killed and 11 others were injured following military operations by Afghan national police during the past 24 hours.

The source further added Afghan national police conducted 11 joint military operations together with the Afghan national army, Afghan intelligence and international coalition security forces.

The operations were conducted at Kapisa, Takhar, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Logar, Ghazni, Khost and Paktika provinces of Afghanistan.

According to Afghan interior ministry, Afghan security forces also detained 4 Taliban militants during the military operations and seized some weapons, ammunition and explosives during the military operations.

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

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