A prominent local leader of the Taliban group was killed during the airstrikes conducted in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan army said Saturday.

According to a statement released by 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North, the Afghan forces conducted airstrikes in Faizabad district of Jawzjan on Friday, leaving a prominent of Taliban Wali Mohammad dead.

The statement further added that three accomplices of Wali Mohammad were also critically wounded during the same airstrikes.

According to 209th Shaheen Corps, the Afghan forces also conducted airstrikes in Daichi village of Faryab province,leaving at least three militants dead and three more wounded.

The Special Foces of the 10th Kandak of Afghan Commando and 09th Unit of the Afghan Intelligence also conducted joint operations in Kunduz city and Khanabad districts of Kunduz province, leaving two militants dead and three others wounded, the 209th Shaheen Corps added.