In multiple statements, the Ministry of Defense has reported that in the past 24 hours, 65 insurgents have been killed across 3 provinces.
36 insurgents including Sardar Vali a Taliban who was local commander were killed and 38 others were, wounded in ANA clearing operations in Dasht Archi district of Kunduz Province.
Five other insurgents were killed in ANA airstrikes in Nawa and Marja district of Helmand Province.
Four more insurgents were killed and 4 others were wounded in ANA response attacks in Chine-Zahey area of Kunduz Province.
Finally, 20 insurgents were killed and 11 werewounded in ANA airstrikes in Maiwand district of Kandahar Province.