The Afghan and coalition forces carried out separate airstrikes against Taliban militants in southeaster Ghazni province leaving at least 9 militants dead.

The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast said at least 4 militants were killed in an airstrike of the Afghan Air Force in Alokhel area of Deh Yak district.

According to a statement released by 203 Thunder Corps, at least 5 militants were killed in a similar airstrike conducted in Jelam area of Qarabagh district.

The statement further added that a motorcycle belonging to Taliban militants was also destroyed during the same airstrike.

Ghazni is among the relatively volatile provinces in southeastern parts of Afghanistan where Taliban militants have presence in some of its districts and often attempt to carry out attacks against the government and security forces.


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