The security forces conducted a series of airstrikes in four provinces in the past 24 hours killing at least 39 Taliban militants.
The military officials said Wednesday airstrikes in Sar-e Pul district of northern Sar-e Pul province killed at least 20 Taliban militants.
The officials further added that an airstrike in Qaram Qol district of Faryab killed 12 Taliban militants.
Furthermore, airstrikes killed 6 Taliban militants in Andar and Qarah Bagh districts of Ghazni province, the officials added.
The officials also said an airstrike in Sayyidabad district of Wardak killed a Taliban militant.