The 201st Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast said at least 3 militants were killed and 7 others were wounded during the operations of the Afghan armed forces in the main highway between Orgun and Gian districts of Paktika.
The statement further added that the Afghan forces also discovered and defused 7 various types of improvised explosive devices during the same operations.
In the meantime, the U.S. forces carried out airstrikes in Moqor district of Ghazni province, leaving at least 6 miliants dead and 9 others wounded, the 203rd Thunder Corps added.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants have not commented regarding the report so far.
Ghazni is among the relatively volatile provinces in Southeast of Afghanistan where the Taliban militants and foreign terrorists belonging to ISIS and other groups are active in some of its districts and often carry out terrorist related activities.