A statement on Wednesday said that 10 Taliban suicide bombers were ambushed by ANA forces in the Almar district of Faryab province.
The ministry’s bulletin added, that the Taliban planned to target Afghan national defense and security forces in Almar district last night with a vehicle loaded with explosives.
In the preventive operation conducted three suicide bombers were hit and seven other Taliban affiliates were reported injured.
Earlier in a separate incident, Afghan national defense and security forces backed by air support targeted Taliban fighters in the capital of Almar, killing 12 Taliban insurgents and wounding four others.
In another warring incident at least 2 ANA soldiers were wounded in an explosion in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday morning, security sources reported.
The incident happened at around 9:00 am local time in PD8 of Jalalabad city when a military vehicle struck a roadside bomb.
Security officials have not yet commented on the incident.
So far no group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.
This comes as the security situation escalates to extreme violence across the country and the Taliban fighter and the government forces clashes face to face in various parts of the region.