The Afghan forces killed at least 17 Taliban militants during the operation in Kandahar, Zabul and Uruzgan provinces.

The 205th Atal Corps said in a statement the Afghan Air Force conducted an airstrike in Maiwand district of Kandahar, killing at least 12 Taliban militants.

The statement further added that the Afghan forces killed 3 Taliban militants and destroyed 4 motorcycles during an operation in Shah Joy district of Zabul.

Furthermore, an airstrike killed 2 Taliban militants including their commander Mullah Nasim in Khanqa area of Tarinkot city in Uruzgan.

The 205th Atal Corps also added that the civilians did not suffer casualties during the operations.

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