The security forces have carried out at least 41 airstrikes and 33 ground operations against the insurgents in the single day in various parts of the country.
The Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) said 41 sorties by the Afghan Air Force were conducted in support of the ground forces who conducted 13 special operations involving Afghan commandos and three-night raids, reports Khaama Press.
The MoD further said the militants suffered the most casualties in southeastern Paktika province where 56 militants belonging to Haqqani terrorist network were killed in Gomal district during the air and ground operations.
The insurgent group has not commented regarding the reports so far.
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