Courtesy File Photo by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook / U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs

Several Taliban militants have been killed in separate airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Special Forces and Coalition Forces based in Afghanistan.

The airstrikes have reportedly been carried out in Helmand, Uruzgan, Laghman, Logar, Ghazni, and Faryab provinces in the past 24 hours.

According to the informed military sources, Afghan Special Operations Forces conducted a raid in Musa Qalah, killing 6 Taliban fighters and destroying 2 roadside bombs, while the coalition forces carried out a separate airstrike in support of the Afghan forces and self-defense in Musala Qala district, killing 3 additional Taliban militants and destroying a weapons cache.

Similarly, Afghan Special Operations Forces conducted a raid in Safaar of Helmand, killing 5 Taliban fighters while a coalition air strike killed 1 Taliban fighter in Nahr-e Saraj, the sources said, adding that a coalition air strike in Tarin Kot of Uruzgan left 2 Taliban fighters dead.

In the meantime a coalition air strike killed 1 Taliban fighter in Qarghah’i district of Laghman and the Afghan Special Operations Forces killed 1 Taliban fighter in Baraki Barak of Logar.

A coalition air strike near the Deh Yak District Center destroyed 1 vehicle-borne IED and in a separate operation in Faryab, the Afghan and coalition security engaged Taliban fighters in Maimanah, killing 3, the sources added. .

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