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 Saturday that the security forces conducted 12 joint operations and 99 special tasks/operations to suppress the militant groups.

Furthermore, the Afghan Air Force conducted 26 airstrikes to support the ground forces.

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

Meanwhile, the defense ministry said the security forces killed 91 militants during the operations.

In addition, the security forces wounded 41 militants during the same operations.

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


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