A deadly airstrike targeted a group of Taliban militants in northern Balkh province with preliminary reports indicating the airstrike inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban fighters.
The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement that the security forces conducted the precision airstrike in Asyab Sharaf Village in Chemtal district.
The statement further added that the airstrike killed 8 Taliban militants and wounded 5 others.
However, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the casualties’ toll of Taliban militants may further rise as a result of the airstrike.
The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that the airstrike has possibly killed many key figures of the group in Chemtal district.