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At least 4 Taliban militants were killed and tunnel systems of the group were destroyed during the operation which was conducted in southern Uruzgan province.

“A strike in Tarin Kot district of Uruzgan targeting Taliban leadership resulted in 4 Taliban fighters killed and tunnel systems destroyed,” the informed military sources said Wednesday.

The sources also added that 7 Taliban fighters killed and 3 others were wounded in a separate operation of the Afghan Special Forces in Musa Qala district of Helmand.

Additionally, a large number of weapons, military equipment and explosives were destroyed, the sources added.

The anti-government armed militants including ISIS sympathizers have not commented regarding the operations so far.