The Afghan forces have inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants during the latest operations in the restive parts of Balkh province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement the Afghan security forces conducted operations in Chahar Bolak and Sholgarah districts of Balkh with the support of the artillery units and Air Forces.

The statement further added that the security forces killed 37 Taliban militants and wounded dozens more during the operations.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen Corp said the security forces also killed 9 militants of Aa Mohammd Bilal and Raz Mohamamd Haqiar, the two prominent commanders of Taliban.

The security forces also destroyed two main compounds of the Taliban militants during the operation, the 209th Shaheen Corps added.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operations so far.

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