The Afghan security forces conducted 113 Joint and Special Operations against the militant groups in the past 24 hours.

The Ministry of Defense in a statement said Saturday the security forces conducted 12 joint and 101 special operations to suppress the militant groups.

Furthermore, the Afghan Air Force conducted 21 airstrikes to support the ground forces during the operations.

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

Meanwhile, the defense ministry said the security forces killed 80 militants and wounded 27 others during the same operations.

In addition, the security forces arrested three suspected militants.

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