Herat governor's spokesman says the operation was conducted in Zarokh district in the province.
Militants Suffer Heavy Casualties In Herat Operations: Officials
At least 15 Taliban fighters were killed in Afghan forces operations in Herat province, local officials said Saturday.
Herat governor's spokesman Jailani Farhad said the military operation was conducted in Zarkoh district where 15 Taliban militants including nine commanders of the group.
He said that in a sperate airstrike in Ghorian district Taliban shadow district governor Mullah Abdulrahman along with his five fighters were killed and different parts of the Obe and Pashtun Zarghun districts were cleared of Taliban.
Taliban has not commented on the report.