A series of airstrikes killed at least 80 Taliban militants in South-eastern Ghazni and Paktiya provinces, the Afghan military said.

According to a statement released by 203rd Thunder Corps, the security forces conducted the airstrikes in Aab Band district of Ghazni and Khoshamand district of Paktiya.

The statement further added that the airstrikes killed at least 80 militants and wounded 6 others.

The 203rd Thunder Corps also added that the airstrikes also destroyed 2 vehicles, 2 tents and a container used by militants.

Furthermore, the security forces killed 1 militant and wounded 4 others during a clash in Andar district of Ghazni province, the 203rd Thunder Corps added.


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