27 militants were also injured in that operation.
According to a military statement, at least 23 Taliban militants have been killed in the past 24-hours in a military operation in Afghanistan’s north-eastern Kapisa province.
The statement is released by the 201 Selab Military Corps on Tuesday confirmed the account. The statement also said that 27 others were injured in that operation.
It is also reported that the security forces have recovered weapons from the area during the operation, although Afghan security forces have not provided any details of the operation.
However, the Taliban control more territory than at any point since 2001. Taliban also took a provincial capital, Kunduz, and are threatening another, Lashkar Gah in Helmand.
Since the war on terror began 14 years ago by the US and its allies, Afghanistan has been crippled by insecurity and terrorism which also has been taking numerous civilian lives.