KABUL (Sputnik), (*10*) Khogyany – Afghan authorities forces carried out an airstrike on a Taliban* convoy in the northern Faryab province, reportedly killing 10 militants, together with senior members of the motion, the protection ministry stated in a press release to Sputnik on Tuesday.
According to the ministry, a big Taliban convoy was on its option to the Qaysar from Chehel Gazi village when it got here beneath assault.
The ministry specified that the strike thwarted an assault that the convoy plotted in the Qaysar district of Faryab province.
The airstrike additionally resulted in 16 Talibs sustaining accidents. The wounded and useless reportedly embrace senior Taliban members and commanders, the ministry acknowledged.
Violence flared up in the Central Asian nation forward of the Taliban’s May 1 deadline for US and allied troops to finish their pullout. Tolo News estimates that 226 Afghan civilians and navy personnel have been killed in Taliban assaults since US President Joe Biden introduced plans in mid-April to start out the withdrawal by May 1.