The security forces killed 10 Taliban militants during the operations in three provinces of the country.
The informed military sources said Friday that the Afghan Special Forces killed 4 Taliban militants during an operation in Gurziwan district of Faryab.
Meanwhile, the security forces conducted an airstrike in Bala Boluk district of Farah and killed 3 Taliban fighters.
The security forces killed also conducted a similar airstrike in Shinkai district of Zabul and killed 2 Taliban fighters.
Furthermore, an airstrike killed 1 Taliban fighter in Shah Joy district of Zabul province.
This comes as the security situation in some districts of Faryab, Farah and Zabul provinces has deteriorated during the recent years.
Taliban militants are active in remote and restive areas of the three provinces and often conduct terrorist related activities.
Meanwhile, the Afghan forces routinely conduct counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in these provinces.
The U.S. forces also conduct regular airstrikes in restive parts of the country to suppress Taliban and other anti-government militants.