At least 34 terror militants were killed during a counter-terrorism operation by the Special Forces of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
According to the provincial government media office, the NDS Special Forces conducted an operation in Zawa area of Khogyani district late on Sunday night.
34 terror militants linked to Taliban including several killed militant figures were killed in the operation.
NDS Special Forces also seized several weapons, munitions, and explosives during the operation which were later destroyed.
The intelligence led operation was conducted as the militants had gathered in one of their hideouts and were planning major attacks, the provincial government added.
Humiliated anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report.