At least ten Afghan National Army service members were killed and injured in various incidents across the country.

Afghan Defense Ministry officials following a statement said, at least three Afghan Army soldiers were killed and 7 others were injured.

The source further added, Afghan soldiers were killed and injured following various incidents in Maidan Wardak, Nuristan and Laghman provinces.

The officials also said, at least nine militants were also killed and injured during the Afghan national army operations.

According to Ministry officials, at least 7 armed militants were killed and two others were injured during the operations in Tagab district at Kapisa province.

In a separate statement Afghan Defense Ministry officials said, at least 9 militants were detained by Afghan National Army soldiers.

The source further added, at least 8 militants were detained along with weapons and explosives following an operation at Sharshara valley in Takhar province.

In a separate operation by Afghan national army soldiers, a militant suspect was detained along with various types of weapons and explosives in Nawabad area of Takhar province.