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Airstrikes target Taliban militants who were maneuvering for an offensive in Helmand

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At least eight Taliban militants were killed in the airstrikes which were conducted in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan late on Sunday night.

“After Afghan Security Forces observed multiple militants maneuvering for an offensive attack and ordered multiple airstrikes, killing Eight Taliban fighters,” security source said Monday.

The sources further added “Later during this operation, over 3,000 Kg of home-made explosive material was captured and destroyed in Nad Ali district.”

According to military officials, this month, 28 militants have been killed in Helmand.

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

Helmand is among the relatively volatile provinces in South of Afghanistan. Taliban militants are active in some of the restive districts of the province where they often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities against the government and security institutions.

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