The Afghan and U.S. forces killed 24 Taliban militants during separate raids conducted in central Logar and Wardak provinces.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the U.S. forces conducted airstrikes in Pul-e-Alam and Baraki Barak districts of Logar in past 24 hours.

The statement further added that the airstrikes killed 19 Taliban militants.

Furthermore, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the Afghan security forces killed 5 Taliban militants during a joint raid in Wardak province.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operations so far.

Author

  • Khaama Press

    The Khaama Press News Agency is the leading and largest English news service for Afghanistan with over 3 million hits a month. Independent authors/columnists and experts are welcomed to contribute stories, opinions and editorials. Send stories to news@khaama.com.