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.

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