The Afghan forces conducted 110 Joint and Special Operations against the militant groups in the past 24 hours.

The Ministry of Defense in a statement said the security forces conducted 13 joint and 97 special operations to suppress the militant groups.

Furthermore, the Afghan Air Force conducted 29 airstrikes to support the ground forces during the operations.

The statement further added that the security forces conducted the operations in Faryab, Badghis, Kandahar, Ghazni, Helmand, Zabul, Maidan Wardak, Paktika, Nangarhar, Balkh, Sar-e-Pul, Kunduz and Takhar provinces.

Meanwhile, the defense ministry said the security forces killed 110 militants and wounded 59 others during the same operations.

The security forces also arrested 3 suspected militants during the operations, the Ministry of Defense added.

The Ministry of Defense also added that the coalition forces also provided support to the Afghan security forces during the operations.

The anti-government armed elements have not commented regarding the operations so far.


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