The operations were conducted by Afghan national police in cooperation with the Afghan national army and Afghan intelligence – national directorate of security (NDS) during the past 24 hours.
Interior ministry confirmed 21 Taliban militants were killed and 4 others were injured during the operations conducted in Nangarhar, Balkh, Zabul, Maidan Wardak, Logar and Helmand provinces.
According to a statement released by interior ministry, at least 9 Taliban militants were also arrested during the operations.
The statement further added that Afghan national security forces discovered and seized various types of heavy and light weapons during the military operations.
Afghan national police forces also seized 35 rounds of artillery fire along with an improvised explosive device (IED) during operations in Baghlan and Paktia provinces, the statement added.
Interior ministry said the weapons and explosives were stored by militant to carry out insurgency attacks.