The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces recovered Pakistani National Identity Cards from the slain militants who were killed during the operations in southern Kandahar province.

Gen. Tadin Khan Achakzai, the Police Chief of Kandahar, said the security forces killed 5 militants in Maroof and 9 other militants in Arghistan districts.

He also added that the security forces recovered National Identity Cards of Pakistan from the slain militants.

Meanwhile, the Afghan Military in the South said the security forces carried out airstrikes in Takhta Pul district of Kandahar, killing at least 25 Taliban militants.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incidents so far.

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