The security forces carried out a series of airstrikes in central Wardak province killing at least 36 militants.
The informed military sources said Thursday that the security forces carried out the airstrikes in response to a Taliban attack on a checkpoint of the security forces.
“In Chak-e district, airstrikes killed 36 Taliban fighters attacking a ANDSF checkpoint,” the sources added.
In the meantime, the military sources said the security forces carried out airstrikes in Pul-e-Alam district of Logar killing at least four Taliban fighters.
The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.