The Taliban militants suffered heavy casualties during the operations in northern Faryab and South-eastern Ghazni provinces, the Afghan military said.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in the North said in a statement that a series of airstrikes killed 6 Taliban militants and wounded 3 others in Qaramqol and Andkhoi districts of Faryab.

The statement further added that the security forces conducted the airstrikes amid ongoing Shaheen-607 operations.

Meanwhile, the 203rd Thunder Corps in the South-east said the security forces killed 4 Taliban militants and wounded 5 others during the operations in Nogha and Shahbaz areas of the provincial capital of Ghazni province.

The security forces also discovered and defused 10 improvised explosive devices during the operations in Paktika, Ghazni, Wardak and Logar provinces, the 203rd Thunder Corps added.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operations so far.

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