Afghan Army1At least nine militants were killed or injured during joint military operations by Afghan national security forces in various provinces of Afghanistan during the past 24 hours.

The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a statement announced on Sunday that the operations were jointly conducted by Afghan police, Afghan army and Afghan intelligence forces.

Interior ministry in its statement said, “In past 24 hours, Afghan National Police conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations with Afghan National Army and NDS to clean some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan.”

The statement furhter added, “The operations were conducted in Paktika, Uruzgan, Zabul, Kandahar and Nangarhar provinces, as a result seven armed Taliban members were killed, two wounded and three others were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces.”

Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds ammunition and IEDs during the military operations, interior ministry added.

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

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    Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.