A series of airstrikes were carried out in southern Helmand province killing at least 6 Taliban fighters.

The informed military sources said Sunday that an airstrike in Musa Qala district killed 4 Taliban fighters.

The sources further added that the security forces carried out a similar airstrike in Sangin district killing at least two Taliban fighters.

The security forces carried out the airstrikes amid ongoing operations of the Afghan Special Forces. “In an Afghan special forces raid in Nad ‘Ali district, 14 IEDs, 250kg of explosives, IED components and weapons were destroyed,” the sources said.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operations so far.

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