15 militants have been killed and 19 others wounded in fresh military operations in southern Afghanistan.
Officials at 205th Atal "Hero" corps in south say the operations were conducted in Zabul, Kandahar and Urozgan provinces in past 24 hours.
Eight militants were killed and six others wounded during military operation in Ibrahimkhil village of Shah Joy District in Zabul province, Afghan Khaama Press (KP) reported.
Four militants including a Taliban commander identified as Idrees were killed and five others wounded in Klankicha village of Maiwand District in Kandahar province.
Three insurgents were killed and eight others wounded during a gun battle in Tur Nasir village of Dehrawad District in Urozgan province.
Afghan National Security Forces have initiated large-scale military operations across the country.