The security forces conducted airstrikes and ground operations against Taliban militants in Wardak and Logar killing at least 7 militants.

The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement that the security forces killed 6 Taliban militants in Nerkh district of Wardak province in the past 24 hours.

The statement further added that Mullah Daud alias Ustad and Mullah Saboor alias Zergai were among those killed.

Furthermore, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the security forces killed a Taliban commander Mullah Naqib during an operation in Pul-e-Alam district of Logar.

The 203rd Thunder Corps also added that the Taliban commanders killed during the operations were involved in destructive activities in other parts of the country as well.


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