According to the agency, referring to the local police chief, "air strikes were carried out on Monday night in the province of Paktika in southern Afghanistan."
During the operation killed at least 63 militants. Also the automotive vehicles of the radicals were destroyed, weapon and ammunition.
The situation in Afghanistan has deteriorated markedly in recent months. The armed Taliban, which had previously captured a large territory in the rural areas of the republic, launched an offensive against major cities. Also on the territory of the country has increased the influence of the terrorist group IG (banned in the Russian Federation). Part of the Taliban swore allegiance to the leaders of the group.