The Afghan Military in the Southeast claims at least 40 Pakistani Taliban militants have been killed during the operations of the Afghan forces and coalition airstrikes in Ghazni province.
The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces and coalition forces conducted operations and airstrikes in Nawa, Khogyani, and Gilan districts.
The statement further added that at least 72 militants have been killed during the operations, including around 40 Pakistani Taliban militants.
According to 203rd Thunder Corps, at least 2 militants were also wounded and at least 17 others were arrested during the same operations.
A commander of the Taliban identified as Jabar is among those killed, the 203rd Thunder Corps said, adding that 18 motorcycles and around 45 vehicles were also destroyed.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban have not commented regarding the operations so far.