At least 4 Afghan national army soldiers were killed or injured in various incidents at southern Helmand, eastern Paktia and western Herat provinces of Afghanistan during the past 24 hours.

According to a statement released by Afghan defense ministry at least 2 Afghan national soldiers were killed following a roadside bomb explosion at eastern Paktia province and another Afghan national army soldier was killed at southern Helmand province.

The statement further added another Afghan national army soldier was injured in a separate incident at western Herat province of Afghanistan.

Afghan defense ministry officials also added Afghan security force seized some weapons, ammunitions and explosives during the military operations at southern Helmand, Uruzgan, Nangarhar and Khost provinces of Afghanistan.