The Afghan security forces backed by coalition air power conducted separate operations in Farah and Herat provinces inflicting heavy casualties on Taliban militants.

The 207th Zafar Corps in a statement said the Special Forces conducted an operation in Shinwan Village of Bala Bolok district.

The statement further added that the Special Forces killed 9 Taliban militants and detained two others.

The Special Forces also destroyed a captured Humvee vehicle during the same operation.

Meanwhile, the 207th Zafar Corps said the security forces conducted a similar operation in Pashtun Zarghoon district of Herat and killed 6 Taliban fighters.

The security forces also wounded 6 more Taliban fighters during the same operation.