At least 48 Taliban insurgents were killed in clashes with Afghan forces in eastern Logar province, a local official said on Monday.
In a statement released on Monday, Shahpoor Ahmadzai a spokesman for Logar police said that during the 24 hours Afghan Security and Defense Forces launched air and ground operations at several parts of the province.
The operations were conducted in the provincial capital, Puli Alam, and in Khoshi and Baraki Barak districts of the province, the statement said.
According to the statement, at least 10 Taliban fighters were also wounded during the raids.
The Taliban militant group yet to make a comment about the incident.
Logar is among the volatile provinces in the eastern part of Afghanistan where the insurgents are actively operating in a number of its districts.