Security officials said that during the operation at least another 40 Taliban fighters were wounded.
42 Taliban Insurgents Killed In ANSF Operations
The 201 Selab Military Corps in eastern Nangarhar claim that at least 42 armed Taliban insurgents were killed during Afghan national security forces (ANSF) operations.
The military corps said Tuesday in a statement that during the operation 40 other Taliban were also wounded.
The operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Kunar, Nuristan provinces and Surobi district of Kabul province.
During the operation weapons and explosives were also seized from the Taliban, the statement said.
Taliban did not confirm the causalities.