Local Khaama Press quoted a statement of the provincial government as saying that the NDS Special Forces conducted an operation in Zawa area of Khogyani district late on Sunday night.
The statement further added at least 34 militants including several killed militant figures were killed during the operation.
According to the provincial government, the NDS Special Forces also confiscated several weapons, munitions, and explosives during the operation which were later destroyed.
The operation was conducted as the militants had gathered in one of their hideouts and were planning major attacks, the provincial government added.
The statement by the provincial government also added that the local residents and security personnel did not suffer any casualty during the operation.