The Afghan Special Forces killed 13 Taliban militants during an operation in Paktika province.
The military officials said Saturday that the Special Forces conducted the operation in Ziruk district of Paktika.
Furthermore, the Special Forces destroyed a small weapons cache during the operation.
Meanwhile, the Special Forces detained 4 Taliban militants during an operation in Chak-e Wardak district of Wardak province.
The military officials also added that the Special Force destroyed 2 IEDs during a separate operation in Qara Bagh district of Ghazni.
The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operation so far.