The security forces conducted airstrikes in two districts of Helmand province killing at least five Taliban militants.

The informed military officials said Tuesday that an airstrike killed 2 Taliban militants in Musa Qalah district of Helmand.

The officials further added that a similar airstrike killed 3 Taliban militants in Sangin district.

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

Helmand is among the volatile provinces in South of Afghanistan.

Taliban militants are active in various districts of the province and often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces routinely conduct counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in this province.

The U.S. forces also conduct regular airstrikes in restive parts of the country to suppress Taliban and other anti-government militants.


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