The Afghan security forces conducted 111 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 10 joint and 101 special operations to suppress the militant groups.

Furthermore, the Afghan Air Force conducted 13 airstrikes to support the ground forces.

The statement further added that the security forces conducted the operations in Logar, Badghis, Herat, Kunar, Paktiya, Helmand, Baghlan, Ghazni, Uruzgan, Nangarhar, Zabul, Faryab, Balkh and Sar-e-Pul provinces.

Meanwhile, the defense ministry said the security forces killed 37 militants and wounded 15 others during the operations.

In addition, the security forces arrested a suspected militant during the operations.

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


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