The security forces conducted separate operations in three provinces killing or wounding at least 16 Taliban militants.

The informed military sources said Wednesday that the Afghan Special Forces killed 3 Taliban fighters during an operation in Tagab district of Kapisa.

The sources further added that the security forces also conducted an airstrike in Nerkh district of Wardak and killed 3 Taliban fighters.

Furthermore, the Special Forces killed 4 Taliban during an operation in Chisht-e Sharif district of Herat.

The military officials also added that the Special Forces wounded 6 Taliban fighters and destroyed 5 improvised explosives devices during the same operation.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operations so far.

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