The Afghan Special Forces and Air Forces conducted a series of operations in the past 24 hours killing at least 15 Taliban militants in 8 provinces.

The military officials said Wednesday that the Special Forces killed 2 Taliban militants and destroyed a small cache of weapons in Gulran district of Herat province.

The officials further added that the Special Forces arrested a Taliban militant and destroyed a small cache of weapons in Sayid Karam district of Paktiya province.

The Special Forces destroyed another small cache of weapons belonging to ISIS Khurasan during an operation in Achin district of Nangarhar, the officials said, adding that two separate airstrikes killed 7 Taliban militants and destroyed a weapons cache in Gelan and Andar districts of Ghazni.

The security forces also conducted airstrikes in Sayidabad and Nerkh districts of Wardak, Ishkamish district of Takhar, Sangin district of Helmand and Shah Joy district of Zabul which killed 6 militants, wounded another Taliban fighter an destroyed a cache of weapons, the officials said.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operations so far.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.