The security forces conducted a series of airstrikes and special operations in various provinces in the past 24 hours killing at least 22 militants.

The military officials said Wednesday the Special Forces killed a Taliban militant during a patrol in Almar district of Faryab.

The officials further added that the Special Forces killed 5 Taliban militants and destroyed a weapons cache in Nowzad district of Helmand.

The security forces also conducted an airstrike in Kajaki district of Helmand which killed 5 Taliban militants and destroyed a weapons cache.

Furthermore, the Special Forces arrested 4 Taliban militants during an operation in sepra district of Khost province.

The security officials also added that an airstrike killed a Haqqani network militant in Maidan Shahr district of Wardak and a separate airstrike in Achin district of Nangarhar destroyed a weapons cache.

The security forces also conducted airstrikes in Sholgarah district of Balkh province which killed 10 Taliban militants.

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