Sunday, Novemberr 27, 2011 – Officials in the ministry of defense of Afghanistan following a statement on Sunday said, at least twelve militant insurgents were killed following military operations by Afghan security forces during the past 24 hours.

The statement further added, the operations were conducted in various regions of the country during the past 24 hours including southern Kandahar province, Logar province, Nangarhar province, Helmand province, Khost province, Zabul province, Farah and Uruzgan province.

The officials in the ministry of defense of Afghanistan also said, at least 21 other insurgents were detained during the military operations.

Afghan security forces also seized some ammunitions and explosive devices during the operations, the statemet said.

According to reports, at least 5 Afghan national army service members were also injured during the operations across the country.