The security forces carried out a series of airstrikes in three provinces in the past 24 killed at least 17 Taliban militants.

The military officials said Sunday that airstrikes killed 4 Taliban militants in Qarabagh district of Ghazni province.

The officials further added that similar airstrikes killed 11 Taliban militants in Khas Uruzgan district of Uruzgan province.

Furthermore, the officials said an airstrike killed 2 Taliban militants in Baraki Barak district of Logar province.

The anti-government armed militants have not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.