A series of airstrikes killed 12 Taliban militants and destroyed multiple caches of weapons in five provinces in the past 24 hours.

The military officials said the security forces conducted the airstrikes in Sar-e Pul, Zabul, Helmand, Paktiya and Baghlan provinces.

The officials further added that the airstrikes in Sar-e Pul district of Sar-e Pul province killed 5 Taliban militants and destroyed a cache of weapons.

Another airstrike in Tarnek Wa Jaldak district of Zabul killed 4 Taliban militants and destroyed a small cache of weapons, the officials said.

An airstrike in Marjah district of Helmand killed a Taliban militant and destroyed a cache of weapons, the officials said, adding that a similar airstrike in Zurmat district killed 2 Taliban militants and destroyed a small cache of weapons.

The officials also added that the airstrike in Dahana-ye Ghori district of Baghlan province killed one Taliban militant.

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