Kabul: At least 37 Taliban insurgents, including eight top leaders, have been killed in joint operations by the Afghan army, local Khaama Press reported.
The operations were carried out in several province of the country in the last 24 hours.
Urozgan, Kapisa, Herat, Kunduz, Kunar, Baghlan and Helmand were among the provinces where the operations were carried out.
Two Pakistani insurgents were also among the 37 killed.
The operations also left 14 insurgents injured and led to the arrest of three, including a Pakistani national, the agency quoted Afghan Ministry of Defence as saying.