The Afghan Air Force bombed a gathering of Taliban militants in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan leaving at least 11 militants dead.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in a statement said the airstrike was carried out at around 4:40pm local time in Badghesi Village of Khawajah Sabz Posh district.

The statement further added that the airstrike on Taliban gathering followed a day after a senior Taliban commander Qari Tajuddin was killed with his 20 fighters in the same district.

According to 209th Shaheen Corps, at least 14 militants had also sustained injuries and 12 others were arrested during the operation on Saturday.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the killing of the militants in Badghesi Village so far.

Faryab is among the relatively volatile provinces in North of Afghanistan where Taliban militants are actively operating in some of its districts and often attempt to carry out attacks against the government and security institutions.