ALSO READAir strikes kill 60 Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan's Helmand province Taliban influence already present in nine Afghan provinces, says South Asian expert Top Taliban recruiter arrested in Afghanistan U.S. to expand its role against Taliban in Afghanistan Afghan officials: Taliban rocket, mortar attacks kill 4
The aircraft conducted sorties against Taliban hideouts in Kygyz village of the beleaguered Imam Sahib district early on Tuesday morning, Army spokesman Abdul Khalil Khalili said.
Six militants were injured in the air raid, Xinhua news agency reported.
Government forces recaptured Imam Sahib district on Saturday and since then cleanup operations were continuing to ensure lasting peace in the restive district.
Taliban militants were yet to make comments.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)