Up to 64 armed rebels were perished and 70 others were injured following clearing military operations carried out by Afghan security forces across the country within the last 24 hours.
Ministry of National Defense press office stated, the operations were conducted aiming to suppress Taliban militants and protect and lives and properties of people in limits of insecure areas of Kunar, Laghman, Ghazni, Paktia, Logar, Khost, Maidan/Wardak, Kandahar, Urozgan, Zabul, Ghor, Farah, Badghis, Herat, Kunduz, Baghlan, Faryab and Helmand provinces.
The operations were launched with support of Afghan air and artillery forces, the source added.
Mullah Zaker Anardaragi, Mullah Abdullah, Mullah Benyamen Shindandi and Mullah Abdul Hamid the notorious commanders of armed oppositions are among the victims of the operations.
Thirteen cars, nine motorcycles, some heavy and light weapons, ammunitions and war equipment have been discovered and seized by Afghan security forces during the operations.