According to a statement released by MoD, the Afghan Air Force conducted the preemptive airstrikes in Charkh district as the Taliban militants were looking to carry out attacks against the security forces.
The statement further added that the airstrikes killed 10 Taliban militants and wounded at least 16 others.
The defense ministry also added that the same militants had carried out attacks against the security posts in Charkh district a day ago.
The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.
Sunday 19 April 2020 13:57