According to local authorities in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police forces launched a joint military operation at eastern Khost province.
Provincial security officials following a press release said, the operations have been conducted in a number of bordering regions of eastern Khost province.
Sardar Mohammad Zazai Provincial Security Chief for eastern Khost province said, a number of suspected militants were detained during the military operation last evening.
Mr. Zazai further added, Afghan security forces seized some improvised explosive device and an anti-aircraft gun during the operation.
The statement issued by provincial security officials did not disclose further information regarding the duration of the operation.
Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the operations.