KABUL: Afghan forces have killed at least 31 and injured 17 insurgents – mostly from Daesh in different parts of the country.
TOLONews quoted Ministry of Defense saying that Afghan forces conducted 13 ground and air strikes operations in last 24 hours killing over 30 militants and destroying their hideouts.
According to the Ministry’s spokesman, two suspects were arrested.
He added that among those killed were four Pakistani insurgents.
Operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar, Ghazni, Paktika, Kandahar, Zabul, Farah, Badghis, Kunduz, Takhar, Faryab, Nimroz and Helmand provinces.
The MoD said airstrikes targeted insurgent hideouts and destroyed vehicles and weapons caches.
Neither Daesh nor the Taliban has commented about the operations yet.