A series of airstrikes killed at least 18 Taliban militants and destroyed a stolen Humvee Armored Personnel Carrier, the military officials said Thursday.

According to the officials, the security forces conducted the airstrikes in Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Farah, Logar and Ghazni provinces.

The officials further added that the 3 of the militants were killed in Arghandab of Kandahar, 3 others were killed in Nad Ali and Nahr-e Saraj districts of Helmand and 1 Taliban militant was killed and another one was wounded in Qalat district of Zabul.

Similarly, the airstrikes killed 7 Taliban fighters in Baraki district of Logar and 4 other militants in Giro district of Ghazni.

The officials also added that the airstrikes destroyed a stolen Humvee Armored Personnel Carrier and a small cache of weapons.

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