At least 10 militants have been killed as government forces backed by warplanes have stormed the Taliban hideouts in the western Afghan province of Farah since Saturday, a provincial police spokesman said on Sunday.
A total of 14 militants were confirmed dead as fighting planes struck a Taliban hideout in the beleaguered Darqad district of Afghanistan's northern Takahr province, according to an army statement released here Tuesday.
At least seven militants have been killed as security forces launched operation against Taliban hideouts outside Aybak city, the capital of Afghanistan's northern Samangan province on Saturday, deputy to provincial Police Chief Mohammad Hussian Tahiri said Sunday.
Four pro-government militiamen were wounded and the driver of an explosive-laden car was killed in Muqar district of Afghanistan's eastern Ghazni province on Saturday, provincial government spokesman Aref Nuri said.
Up to 50 militants have been killed and more than three dozen others sustained injuries over the past three days as security forces targeted Taliban positions in Baharak district of Takhar province, provincial government spokesman Mohammad Jawad Hajari said.
At least five people including a security personnel and four Taliban militants have been killed as clash erupted in Pashtunkot district of Afghanistan's northern Faryab province on Wednesday, said a statement of provincial police.
Militants loyal to the Taliban group stormed government forces checkpoints, killing six security personnel and wounding four others in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province on Thursday night, a local official said Friday.