An airstrike targeted a large gathering of Taliban militants in Faryab province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the security forces conducted the airstrike at around 5 pm local time on Saturday.

The statement further added that the security forces carried out the airstrike in Bulchiragh district.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the airstrike killed at least 28 Taliban militants.

The anti-government armed elements have not commented regarding the airstrike so far.