The security forces carried out separate operations in four provinces of the country killing at least 19 Taliban militants and destroying four vehicles including a car bomb.

“An Afghan special forces raid in Sayyidabad district of Wardak killed 5 Taliban fighters, detained 5 and destroyed 1 Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) and 6 IEDs,” the informed military sources said Monday.

The sources further added that the Afghan Special Forces conducted a raid in  Bermal of Paktika province killing 5 Taliban fighters and arresting 3 others.

In the meantime, the sources said an airstrike in Bermal district of Paktika province killed 3 Taliban fighters and destroyed 1 vehicle.

The security forces force also carried out three airstrikes in Andar district of Ghazni province which killed 6 Taliban fighters and destroyed 2 vehicles.

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