At least eleven insurgents were killed in the airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force (AAF) in northern Faryab province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in the North said the airstrikes were carried out as part of the ongoing Naveed-8 operations in this province.

A statement by the Shaheen Corps said the militants were targeted in the vicinity of Khwajah Sabs district and as a result at least five militants were also wounded.

The statement further added that two vehicles belonging to the insurgent groups were also destroyed.

The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.

A key commander of the Taliban group was killed in an ambush of the Afghan national defense and security forces in northern this province last week.

The 209th Shaheen Corps said the Taliban commander identified as Mullah Yar Mohammad was killed along with one of his companions in Khwajah Sabz Posh district.

According to the Shaheen Corps, four Taliban insurgents were also critically wounded and two Ak-47 rifles and a motorcycle belonging to the insurgents were confiscated.