An airstrike killed 5 Taliban militants in North-eastern Takhar province of Afghanistan, the military officials said Saturday.

The officials further added that the security forces conducted the airstrike in Baharak district of Takhar.

Meanwhile, the Afghan Special Forces arrested 6 Taliban militants during the operations in Giro district of Ghazni, Muhammad Aghah district of Logar and Farah district of Farah province.

The Special Forces also destroyed a small communications cache of Taliban in Logar and two weapons cache of the group in Logar and Kandahar provinces, the officials added.

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

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