Airstrikes kill 40 Taliban militants in Badghis province

The security forces have conducted a series of airstrikes in north-western Badghis province of Afghanistan killing 40 Taliban militants.

The military officials said Monday that the joint security forces conducted the airstrikes in the past 3 days.

The officials further added that the joint forces targeted the militants Bala Murghab district of the province.

Badghis—Strikes in support of Afghan forces in Bala Murghab have killed 40 Taliban fighters over the last three days.

This comes as the security situation in some districts of Badghis province has deteriorated during the recent months.

Taliban militants are active in remote and restive areas of the province.

In the meantime, the Afghan forces are busy conducting counter-terrorism operations against both groups in this province.

Similarly, the U.S. forces also conduct regular airstrikes in restive districts of Badghis to suppress Taliban and other anti-government militants.

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