An airstrike by the Afghan Air Force killed 30 Taliban militants in Faryab province.

The informed military sources said Monday that the Air Forces carried out the airstrike in Gurziwan district.

“The Afghan Air Force conducted an air strike in Gurziwan district killing 30 Taliban fighters,” the sources said.

The Taliban militants have not commented regarding the airstrike so far.

This comes as the security situation in some districts of Faryab has deteriorated during the recent years.

Taliban militants are active in some districts of the province and often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces conduct regular counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in this province.