A coalition airstrike targeted a group of Taliban insurgents who were planting Improvised Explosive Device on a roadside in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan leaving at least five militants dead.
According to the informed military sources “A coalition air strike killed 5 Taliban fighters as they were attempting to bury an IED in a road in Nangarhar.”
Similarly, Afghan Special Operations Forces conducted a raid in Hisarak district of Nangarhar province killing 11 Taliban fighters and confiscating several weapons.
In another operation of the Afghan Special Operations Forces in Nadir Shah Kot district of Khost province 1 Taliban fighter was killed and bomb-making material was destroyed.
The Afghan Special Operations Forces also conducted a raid in Nerkh district of Wardak province killing 2 Taliban fighters, the sources added.