The Afghan and U.S. forces carried out joint air sorties that targeted on two separate gatherings of the Taliban terrorist group in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, killing several militants.
According to the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North, the air sorties were carried out following on accurate intelligence information and coordinates.
The Afghan military sources further revealed that the gatherings of the Taliban militants were targeted in Garziwan village and Islam Qala area of Sherin Tagab district.
At least 17 militants were killed during the air raid on two gatherings, 209th Shaheen Corps said, adding that a commander of the group identified as Qari Rahmatullah was among those killed.
In another similar air raid carried out in Bazar Qala area of Dawlatabad district, at least 11 militants killed.
A key commander of the group identified as Qari Adbullah was among those killed, the 209th Shaheen Corps confirmed.