An A-10 Thunderbolt II flies a combat mission over Afghanistan providing armed aerial overwatch for coalition forces. A-10s provide close-air support and employ a wide variety of conventional munitions, including general purpose bombs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon)

A series of airstrikes killed 21 militants of Taliban and ISIS Khurasan militants and destroyed two car bombs in six provinces in the past 24 hours.

The military officials said earlier today an airstrike killed 6 Taliban militants and destroyed a weapons cache in Zurmat district of Paktiya.

The officials further added that a similar airstrike killed 6 ISIS Khurasan militants in Achin district of Nangarhar while another airstriked 2 ISIS Khurasan militants in Deh Bala district of the province.

Separate airstrikes killed 3 Taliban militants in Baraki Barak district of Logar and Sharan district of Paktika, the officials said, adding that an airstrike killed 3 more Taliban militants in Marjah district of Helmand.

The security forces also conducted airstrikes in Sherzad district of Nangarhar and Daymirdad district of Wardak which destroyed two car bombs belonging to Taliban and ISIS Khursan groups, the officials added.


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