The security forces conducted airstrikes in Herat killing at least 2 Taliban militants.

The informed military sources said Saturday that that the security forces conducted the airstrikes in Shindand district of Herat.

Furthermore, the military sources confirmed that the airstrikes killed 2 Taliban fighters.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the airstrikes.

The security situation in Herat province has deteriorated during the recent months.

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

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

The U.S. forces also conduct regular airstrikes in restive parts of the country to suppress Taliban and other anti-government militants.