The Afghan Military in the Southeast claims that 64 militants have been killed during the operations of the Afghan and foreign forces in Ghazni province.

The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast in a statement said the Afghan and coalition forces carried out airstrikes in Andaar, Deh Yak, Qarabagh, and Geru districts, leaving at least 35 militants dead.

The statement further added that at least 17 militants were also wounded during the same operations.

According to 203rd Thunder Corps, the military commission chief of the group for Deh Yak Hazrat Khalid and two other group leaders were among those killed.

In the meantime, a mini-van packed with explosives was destroyed in an airstrike of the coalition forces in Deh Yak district, the 203rd Thunder Corps said, adding that the Afghan forces also conducted operations first lane of Kabul-Kandahar highway in Qarabagh district, leaving at least 7 militants dead and 5 more wounded.