The security forces killed or wounded at least 16 Taliban militants during the operations in central Logar and south-eastern Ghazni provinces.

The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement that the Afghan Special Forces killed 11 Taliban militants during a raid in Charkh district of Logar.

The statement further added that the Special Forces also destroyed two caches of the weapons of Taliban including 40 improvised explosive devices.

Furthermore, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the Afghan Air Force conducted an airstrike in Marwardar area of Qarabagh district in Ghazni which killed 2 Taliban militants.

The 203rd Thunder Corps also added that the airstrike wounded 3 Taliban militants adn destroyed 3 motorycles of the militants.

The Afghan forces also discovered and defused 7 improvised explosive devices during the operations in Qarabagh district of Ghazni province.