About 58 Taliban militants have been killed in fresh military operations across Afghanistan within the last 24 hours, said the country's Interior Ministry on Monday morning.
"Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) carried out operations to clean some areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan. The operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Nuristan, Kunduz, Faryab, Jawzjan, Balkh, Kandahar, Paktika, Badghis and Helmand provinces. As a result 58 armed insurgents were killed, 10 wounded and six others were arrested by the ANSF," the ministry said in a statement providing daily operational updates.
The security forces also seized weapons and ammunition during the raids, according to the statement.
The statement did not disclose if there were any casualties on the side of security forces.
The Taliban insurgent group has yet to make comments.