The security forces killed 13 militants including two foreign terrorists in Faryab province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said airstrike was carried out in Pashtun Kot district of Faryab this afternoon.

The airstrike killed two foreign terrorists including Ali Aka, a terrorist hailing from Uzbekistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that the airstrike also killed another foreign terrorist but his identity has not been ascertained so far.

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

This comes as the security situation in some districts of Faryab province has deteriorated during the recent years.

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

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

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