The security forces killed or wounded at least 150 Taliban militants in an overnight joint operation in Farah province.

The Farah Police Headquarters in a statement said the security forces jointly conducted the operation in the outskirts of Farah city on Friday night.

The statement further added that the Air Forces also provided close air support to the ground forces during the operation.

Furthermore, the Farah Police Headquarters said the security forces killed around 100 militants including many commanders of Taliban during the operation.

The Farah Police also added that the security forces wounded 50 militants and destroyed around 14 vehicles.

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

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