According to a statement released by defense ministry of Afghanistan, at least 8 Afghan national army service members were killed or injured following militants attacks during the past 24 hours.

The statement further added the casualties include 3 dead and 5 injured service members who were killed or injured following militants attacks and roadside bomb explosion.

Afghan defense officials following the statement also added the incidents took place in Logar, Paktiya, Maidan Wardak and Helamnd provinces of Afghanistan.

Afghan national army soldiers also arrested at least 5 suspected anti-government armed militants during the military operations, Afghan defense officials said following the statement adding that several weapons, ammunitions and explosives were also seized.

In separate operations in Nimroz, Helmand and Farah provinces of Afghanistan, Afghan national army soldiers discovered and seized 8 improvised explosive devices.

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

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