The security forces killed at least 11 Taliban militants by conducting airstrikes and special operations in various parts of the country.

The informed military officials said Monday that airstrikes killed 4 Taliban militants in Sangin district of Helmand province.

The officials further added an airstrike killed 1 Taliban fighter in Ghorak district of Kandahar.

Furthermore, the Special Forces killed 6 Taliban militants during an operation in Chora district of Uruzgan.

The officials also added that the Special Forces wounded a Taliban militant and destroyed a large IED cache in Bala Boluk district of Farah.

The Special Forces also destroyed an IED, a small weapons cache and detained a militant in Allabad district of Kunduz, Charkh district of Logar and Orgun district of Paktiya.


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