The security forces carried out separate operations in southern Kandahar and south-eastern Ghazni provinces killing at least two Taliban fighters.

According to informed military sources, eight improvised explosive devices and some weapons were also destroyed during the same operations.

“In a raid by Afghan special forces in Kandahar, 8 IEDs and weapons were destroyed,” the sources said.

The sources also added that an airstrike in Andar district of Ghazni resulted in 2 Taliban fighters killed.

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