The Afghan Commandos and Special Forces conducted separate raids against Taliban militants and their hideouts in Farah.

The military officials said Saturday that the Afghan Special Forces destroyed 15 kgs of opium, 20 kgs of Hashish and 10 kgs of homemade explosives of Taliban in Bala Boluk district.

Meanwhile, the security forces conducted an airstrike in Posht-e-Rod district and killed 4 Taliban fighters.

Furthermore, the officials said the airstrike also wounded another Taliban fighter.

The Taliban militants have not commented regarding the operations so far.

This comes as the security situation in some districts Farah province has deteriorated during the recent years.

Taliban militants are active in some districts of the province and often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces routinely counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in this province.

The U.S. forces also conduct regular airstrikes in restive parts of the country to suppress Taliban and other anti-government militants.


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