In Afghanistan, 20 militants have been killed in an airstrike yesterday on Taliban positions in Ghazi Abad district of East Kunar. The Afghan army said that 8 terrorists were injured.
Violence has increased in Afghanistan in the past few weeks. The Taliban have intensified attacks against Afghan forces and civilians.
US President Joe. Biden has expressed his resolve to continue to cooperate with the national defense and security forces in Afghanistan. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani spoke to the US President on the phone yesterday. The President of Afghanistan said in a tweet that President Joe. Biden has reassured that cooperation to the Afghan National Security Forces will continue.
Earlier, the US Defense Ministry had confirmed US military air strikes in Afghanistan over the past few days to assist Afghan security forces.