The Afghan defense officials are saying that the Taliban militants have suffered heavy casualties during the operations in southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.

The deputy spokesman for the Ministry of Defense (MoD) Gen. Mohammad Radmanish told reporters a total of 60 militants were killed and 33 others sustained injuries in the past 24 hours.

Gen. Radmanish further added that at least 36 militants were killed during the operations in Andar district of Ghazni while 8 others were killed in Helmand.

He said at least 9 militants including 2 ISIS fighters were killed in Deh Bala and Khogyani district of Nangarhar while 4 militants were killed in Badakhshan and 3 in Uruzgan province.

According to Gen. Radmanish, at least 10 offensive operations are underway in 10 provinces of the country as the Commando forces have carried out 66 operations while 17 airstrikes have also been carried out during the same period.

He also added that the Afghan armed forces have also discovered and defused 47 improvised explosive devices as he emphasized that the operations in Nangarhar, Laghman, Kapisa, Uruzgan, Kandahar, Badghis, Balkh, Badakhshan, Faryab, and Helmand provinces are successfully being implemented.


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