At least 10 insurgents have been reported killed when Afghan and foreign troops targeted a group of Taliban who had gathered in an empty school building in the Shewa district of eastern Nangarhar Province.
A local police chief said the insurgents were planning attacks on Afghan and foreign troops in the area.
In a separate incident, gunmen opened fire at a wedding party in the northern Baghlan Province late on July 16, killing at least two guests and wounding at least seven others.
The motives for the attack remain unclear.
compiled from agency reports