At least 38 Taliban insurgents were killed and six others injured in Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) operations in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Sunday.
Three other insurgents were arrested during the operations.
The operations were conducted in Baghlan, Kunduz, Badakhshan, Sar-e-Pul, Kandahar, Zabul, Uruzgan, Logar and Helmand provinces, according to the statement.
"During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused 11 different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Logar and Badghis provinces," the statement said.
However, the Ministry of Interior did not provided details about casualties of ANSF members during the operations.