“Security forces conduct at least 4 to 5 air operations on the enemies’ safe havens every day,” Muhammad Radmanish, spokesman of MoD said.
A number of Parliament Members also praised security forces’ efforts, saying the increase of air operations is the effective way to suppress the insurgents.
The U.S. deployed the largest conventional bomb it has ever used in combat on 13 April last year, striking a complex of tunnels and bunkers used by IS militants in Achin district in Nangarhar province.
After the bombing, U.S. and Afghan forces conducted clearing operations and airstrikes in the area and assessed the damage.
More than 90 Islamic State militants were killed when the US military dropped an 11-ton bomb.