The Afghan National and Security Forces destroyed at least 20 underground tunnels of the Taliban group during an operation in southern Helmand province.

The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants were looking to launch attacks in Sarband and Deh Adam Khan areas of Greshk district on Sunday.

The statement further added that the Special Forces defused Taliban’s plan to launch attacks and wounded at least 4 militants during the operations.

The statement further added that the Special Forces also discovered defused at least 12 improvised explosive devices during the operations.

The Special Forces also discovered 20 underground tunnels dug by Taliban militants and detonated them, the Special Operations Corps added.

The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.

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