Kabul, April 3: At least 35 Taliban militants were killed and 33 others injured in Afghan Army offensives in Faryab and Baghlan provinces, the Defence Ministry said in a statement on Saturday.
In Faryab, 26 militants were killed and 33 wounded after the Afghan Air Force conducted airstrikes on a Taliban position in Sarchakan village of Gurziwan district, Xinhua news agency quoted the statement as saying.
In Baghlan, nine Taliban militants died after the Afghan National Army launched a special operation in Dand-e-Shahabuddin locality.
The victims included six Taliban divisional commanders, the statement said.
A handful of weapons, ammunition and several vehicles were also destroyed during the offensives, the Ministry added.
The militant group is yet to make comments on the development.