The A-29 light attack planes of the Afghan Air Force pounded Taliban hideouts in northern Faryab province killing at least 13 militants.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Afghan Air Force carried out the airstrikes in Bulcheragh district on Thursday night.

The statement further added that the airstrikes killed 13 Taliban militants and destroyed a Taliban compound and some weapons together with munitions.

Meanwhile, the Special Operations Corps in a statement said the airstrikes targeted two hideouts of Taliban group in Bulcheragh district killing 13 militants.