Ministry of Defense said that government forces inflicted heavy casualties on the Taliban in three provinces.
MoD in a released statement on Thursday said that Afghan national defense and security forces carried out an operation in Maidan Wardak district of Maidan Wardak province, killing at least 10 insurgents and wounding seven others.
Security forces also prevented seven placed IEDs from exploding in the district.
In another defense operation, 30 Taliban militants were killed and nine others were wounded in the Arghandab, Zherai, Dand, and Panjwai districts of Kandahar province.
ANDSF also discovered and defused 20 IEDs during the operation.
This comes as the Ministry of defense in a separate statement said that 21 Taliban fighters were killed and 14 others were wounded in Helmand province.
ANDSF backed by the air force carried the operation and a large number of weapons and ammunition belonging to the Taliban were also destroyed.