Afghan soldiers martyredAt least three soldiers of the Afghan National Army (ANA) were martyred following an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Wednesday that the three soldiers were martyred in the past 24 hours.

No further details were given regarding the exact location where three soldies lost their lives. However, the Ministry of Defense (MoD), following a statement said Afghan soldiers conducted operations in six provinces.

The statement further added at least 13 militants were killed nad 15 others were injured during the operations conducted in Kapisa, Nangarhar, Ghazni, Herat, Farah and Helmand provinces.

Afghan soldiers also confiscated various types of weapons, ammunition and explosives, including 17 rounds of improvised explosive device (IED) during the opeations, MoD said.

The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the reports so far.

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