Afghan defense ministry officials following a statement announced, at least 5 Afghan national army soldiers were killed and four others were injured in various incidents across the country during the past 24 hours.
The source further added, the Afghan national army soldiers were killed or injured following militants attacks and roadside bomb explosions in Kandahar, Kunar, Maidan Wardak and Logar provinces of Afghanistan.
Afghan national army soldiers arrested four suspected militants in Kunar province, one suspected militant in Logar province and two other insurgents in Greshk district of southern Helmand province, Afghan defense ministry said following the statement.
Afghan defense officials also said two suspected militants were killed at Baraki Barak district of eastern Logar province during the military operations.
Anti-government armed militant groups yet to comment regarding the reports.