Afghan National Defense and Security Forces conducted 10 clearance operations and 12 special operations in nine provinces during the past 24 hours, Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Saturday.
The ministry said 48 terrorists including 14 Daesh fighters were killed, three were wounded and 13 others were arrested during the operations.
The military operations which were supported by Afghan Air Force were conducted in Nangarhar, Kunar, Paktia, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Farah, Badghis, Faryab and Helmand provinces.
The Daesh militants were killed in Deh Bahal district in Nangarhar, the statement said, adding that “other terrorists were killed in Trinkot district in Uruzgan, Kunar, Ghazni and Kandahar provinces”.
The ministry said that three strongholds of the militants were eliminated in the military operations.
According to the ministry, the Afghan Air Force conducted 66 flights to support army soldiers and targeted 14 strongholds of terrorists.