An airstrike killed two senior Taliban leaders in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, the Afghan military said.

The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement that the security forces conducted the airstrike in Almar district of Faryab on Wednesday.

The statement further added that the airstrike killed Damla Sarwar, the shadow district chief of Taliban for Almar.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the airstrike also killed Mullah Qutbuddin, the Red Unit commander of the group in Faryab.

The airstrike also killed 3 other Taliban militants and destroyed a vehicle, the 209th Shaheen Corps added.


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