Afghanistan’s Ministry of Interior Affairs says at least six Taliban militants have been killed and 10 others were arrested in military operations over the past 24 hours across the war - torn country.

“Afghan National Security Forces(ANSF) and the NATO - led coalition forces conducted operations in Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunduz, Balkh, Zabul, Uruzgan, Logar, Ghazni and Paktika provinces over the past 24 hours. As a result, six armed Taliban were killed, one wounded and 10 other armed Taliban were arrested.., ” the ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. A variety of weapons were reportedly seized from captured militants as well. After more than a decade of war, Washington has repeatedly been blamed for failing to keep its promises of bringing peace and security to Afghanistan. The United States and its allies invaded Afghanistan in 2001 as part of Washington’s so - called war on terror. The offensive removed the Taliban from power, but led to years of invasion; insecurity is rising across the country despite the presence of thousands of foreign troops in Afghanistan. The US - led war in Afghanistan, which has caused record - high civilian and military casualties, has become the longest military conflict in the American history.