Local officials said the operation was conducted in Kooz Bahar area in Khogyani district of Nangarhar on Thursday evening.
11 Killed In Govt Forces Operation In Nangarhar
Local officials in Nangarhar said at least 11 people were killed and 12 others were arrested in a military operation in Khogyani district in the eastern province.
The operation was conducted in Kooz Bahar area on Thursday night, local officials said.
One member of Nangarhar Provincial Council said a Taliban commander was among those killed in the operation and that those arrested were Taliban aides.
Government officials in Kabul have not commented on the operation. However, a number of local residents said some of those killed in the operation were civilians.
Taliban has said in a statement that civilians were killed and wounded in a military operation by Afghan Special Forces in Kooz Bahar area in Khogyani district.