It said in the statement of the ministry that the Afghan Air Force launched an attack targeting militant dormitory that time. In this, 13 armed militants, including 5 members of the Islamic State Group, were killed. Khwaja Khil village, Barmal district of Paktika, Kora Kol village, Sayyad and Aksi village of Sal-e-Tal district and Kosh Tipa districts of Jojan province. It is said in the statement that the weapons and cars of the militants were destroyed during the operation.
Abdul Hafiz, the police chief of the province, said the attack was targeted by a militant's car from the aircraft. Immediately after the bomb attack in the car, they were set on fire. The five militants were killed in the incident. It is also said in the statement that the Afghan security forces are continuously campaigning against the militants in that country. The statement said that they would continue such operations in the future to stop these anti-terror activities.