A local security official in Kapisa on Friday said Ghubar Military Operation is ongoing in Tagab district in the central province in order to clear the area of Taliban.
Kapisa Police Chief Mohammad Raziq Yaqubi told TOLOnews that the operation was kicked off three days ago and still continues in parts of the district.
According to him, three Taliban fighters were killed and seven others were wounded as well as 11 villages were cleared of the insurgents during the operation.
He said one local police force member were killed and two public uprising forces were wounded as a result of a suicide vest blast during the operation on Thursday.
Meanwhile, local residents claimed that a mortar hit a civilian house in the district during the operation, where three civilians were wounded.
However, security officials have rejected the claim.