imageAt least 27 Taliban militants were killed follwing military operations by Afghan national security forces.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) following a statement said Tuesday that the operations were jointly conducted by Afghan police, Afghan army and Afghan imtelligence operatives.

The statement further added that the operations were conducted during the past 24 hours in Kunar, Kunduz, Badakhshan, Balkh, Zabul and Helmand provinces.

MoI said at least 21 Taliban militants were also injured and 6 others were detained during the operations.

Afghan security forces also confiscated various types of weapons, ammunition and explosives during the operations, MoI said.

The Taliban militants grouo has not commented regarding the report so far.