At least thirty Taliban militants were killed in various operations of the Afghan Special Forces and airstrikes which were conducted in different provinces over the past 24 hours.
The military sources announced Saturday that the Afghan Special Forces conducted an operation in Tarin Kot district of Uruzgan province killing 11 Taliban fighters and arresting 5 others while 2 other militants were killed during the airstrikes in the same province.
The sources further added that the Afghan Special Forces conducted an operation in Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand and destroyed over 30 pounds of homemade explosives along with 1 Kg of opium.
The Afghan Special Forces conducted an operation in Khanwar district of Logar province killing 1 Taliban fighter, the sources said, adding that the Afghan Special forces conducted a similar operation in Tamek wa Jaldak district of Zabul province along Highway 1 and destroyed 1 roadside bomb, preventing an attack against innocent civilians.
According to the sources, the Afghan Special Forces conducted another operation in Andar district of Ghazni province killing 3 Taliban fighters while another Taliban militant was killed in a similar operation in HIsarak district of Nangarhar province.
At least 7 Taliban fighters were killed in a Special Forces operation in Charikar district of Parwan province, the sources said, adding that an airstrike was conducted in Do Lainah District of Ghor province killing 5 Taliban fighters and destroying a stolen Humvee suspected of being prepped as a vehicle-borne IED.