An airstrike killed seven Taliban militants including the deputy commander of the Red Unit of the group in North-eastern Takhar province.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) in a statement said the security forces conducted a precision airstrike in Baharak district of Takhar on Friday night.

The statement further added that the airstrike killed 7 Taliban militants including Jalal Sirat alias Nasrat, the deputy commander of the Red Unit of Taliban in Takhar.

The airstrike also killed Ahmadullah Taloqani, one of the senior commanders of the group in Takhar and wounded 3 other militants, the statement added.

The Defense Ministry also added that the airstrike also destroyed multiple motorcycles of Taliban militants.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the airstrike so far.

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