Afghan forces conduct 101 Joint, Special Ops and 24 airstrikes in past 24 hours: MoD

The Afghan security forces conducted 103 Joint and Special Operations against armed militants in past 24 hours.

The Ministry of Defense in a statement said Tuesday that the security forces conducted 14 joint operations and 89 special tasks to suppress the militant groups.

Furthermore, the Afghan Air Force also conducted 24 airstrikes to support the ground forces.

The statement further added that the security forces conducted the operations in Faryab, Badghis, Paktiya, Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Takhar, Helmand, Kapisa, Khost, Logar, Nimroz, Herat, Balkh and Sar-e-Pul provinces.

Meanwhile, the defense ministry said the security forces killed 151 militants and wounded 75 others during the same operations.

The security forces also arrested 5 suspected militants during the operations.

The Ministry of Defense also added that the coalition forces also provided support to the Afghan security forces during the operations.

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