AAF conducts 22 airstrikes in support of 90 Joint, Special Ops conducted by ground forces

The Afghan Air Force conducted 22 airstrikes to support the ground forces during operations.

The Ministry of Defense in a statement said the airstrikes were carried out in the past 24 hours.

The statement further added that security forces conducted 13 joint and 77 special operations during the period to suppress the militant groups.

The statement also added that the security forces conducted the operations in Takhar, Patkiya, Helmand, Faryab, Herat, Uruzgan, Farah, Balkh, Baghlan, Ghazni, Kunar, Nimroz and Badakhshan provinces.

Furthermore, the defense ministry said the security forces killed 37 militants and wounded 24 others during the same operations.

The security forces also arrested 3 suspected militants during the operations, the Ministry of Defense added.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Defense said the coalition forces also provided support to the Afghan security forces during the operations.

The anti-government armed elements have not commented regarding the operations so far.

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