At least 32 militants were killed during military operations conducted by the Afghan army soldiers, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Saturday.
A statement by MoD said the operations were conducted in Helmand, Kunar, Nangarhar, Ghazni, Logar, Uruzgan and Kpisa provinces in the past 48 hours, Khaama Press reported.
The statement further added a number of militants were also injured during the operations, while various types of weapons, ammunition and explosives, including a motorcycle packed with explosives were confiscated.
According to the Ministry of Defense, at least 16 suspected militants were also arrested during the operations, which includes an insurgent commander and 4 kidnappers.
The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the reports so far.