Dozens of Taliban militants including their local leaders were killed in Afghan military operation carried out in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan.
According to the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North, the militants were killed during the ground operations and airstrikes in Shash Kapi, Larkhabi, and Dand Shahabuddin areas of the province.
The military source added that a total 36 militants were killed during the operations and at least 12 others sustained injuries.
Senior leaders of the militant group, including the shadow district chief of the group for Pul Khumri Mawlavi Qadir, Qari Khalid, Mullah Ibrahim, Qari Zahir, Ghazi Malang, and Mullah Hadifa Jalalabadi are among those killed.
The Afghan forces also confiscated a vehilce, two motorcycles, and some flags of Pakistan during the same operations, the 209th Shaheen Corps added.