The Afghan and Coalition Forces conducted operations against the Taliban militants in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan leaving scores of militants dead.

According to the informed military sources “In the past 24hrs, 28 Taliban have been killed in combined Afghan and coalition ground operations and airstrikes in Maiwand District and Nesh District in Kandahar.”

The sources further added “Additionally, during ground raids in Maiwand, insurgent vehicles and a weapons cache has been destroyed.”

The latest operations in Kandahar province have been conducted as the anti-government armed elements are attempting to destabilize the security situation in Kandahar province.

This comes as the security situation had improved comparatively in Kandahar province during the recent years.