The security forces carried out a series of airstrikes against Taliban and ISIS Khurasan militants in five provinces killing at least 12 militants.

The military officials said Thursday that an airstrike killed 5 Taliban militants and destroyed a small cache of weapons in Almar district of Faryab.

The officials further added that the security forces conducted similar airstrikes in Sholgarah and Chimtal districts of Balkh which killed a Taliban militant and destroyed a small cache of weapons.

Furthermore, the security forces killed a Taliban militant by conducting an airstrike in Giro district of Ghazni.

The security forces conducted a similar air raid in Shah Joy district of Zabul which killed 1 Taliban militant.

The officials also added that an airstrike in Khugyani district of Nangarhar killed 4 militants of ISIS Khurasan terror group.