According to the security sources at least 8 Taliban militants have been killed in Afghan military operations on Thursday.
The Afghan special security forces conducted a rain in Charkh district of Logar province, killing two Taliban fighters, detaining two and destroying a small weapons cache, MOD confirmed in a statement.
The statement published by the Afghan Ministry of Defense also said about an airstrike in the Nahr-e-Saraj district in southern Helmand province which has killed at least six Taliban fighters.
The Taliban office has not yet commented about their casualties in Logar and Helmand provinces.
This comes as there will be a 10-day brief ceasefire between the Taliban fighters and Afghanistan National Army before signing a peace deal between the United States and the Taliban.
Suhail Shaheen, a Taliban spokesperson said in a tweet early Friday morning that they have discussed ‘signing a peace deal’ with the US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad on Thursday.