An airstrike in northern Faryb province killed two group commanders of the Taliban group in northern Faryab province, the Afghan military said.

The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement the Afghan Air Force conducted an airstrike in Gurziwan district at around 11:40 pm local time on Sunday.

The statement further added that the airstrike killed Mullah Ahmad and Qari Meraj, the two group commanders of Taliban.

The airstrike also wounded two other Taliban militants, the 209th Shaheen Corps added in its statement.

Meanwhile, the 209th Shaheen Corps said a clash broke out between Afghan forces and Taliban militants in Qarqeen district of Jawzjan at around 4:20 pm local time on Sunday which left 2 Taliban militants dead and 3 others wounded.

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