At least 37 insurgents have been killed in a series of coordinated operations over the past 24 hours by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement on Saturday.
In addition, 21 other insurgents were injured and two arrested.
The operations were conducted in Takhar, Kunduz, Faryab, Badakhshan, Sar-e-Pul, Uruzgan, Ghazni and Helmand provinces; the statement said adding that the operation was aimed at clearing insurgents.
“Also, during these operations, Afghan National Police discovered and confiscated light and heavy rounds of ammunition,” it said.
The MoI, however, did not comment on whether any security force members were injured during the operations.