The Afghan and U.S. forces conducted ground operations and airstrikes in Ghazni province killing or wounding at least 9 Taliban militants.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the Afghan forces conducted an airstrike in the outskirts of the provincial capital of Ghazni killing 2 Taliban militants.

The statement further added that the soldiers of 203rd Thunder Corps killed another militant during an operation in Gilan district.

Furthermore, the U.S. forces conducted airstrikes in Qarabagh district killing 3 Taliban militants and destroying a motorcycle.

Meanwhile, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the Special Forces killed a Taliban fighter and detained 2 others in Qarabagh district of Ghazni.

In the meantime, the security forces killed 2 Taliban fighters and confiscated some weapons during an operation in Zurmat district of Paktiya.