Afghanistan, April 16 -- At least four Taliban militants were killed in the airsrikes which were carried out in norther Kunduz province, the military sources said Tuesday.

The sources further added that the airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Kunduz district.

This comes as Taliban militants intensified their attacks on Kunduz and some other key northern provinces soon after announcing their spring offensive early on Friday.

However, the Afghan military says the attacks were repulsed leaving at least 179 militants dead and dozens more wounded.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said Monday that the militants were killed during the clashes in Badakhshan, Kunduz, Baghlan, Balkh, Sar-e-Pul, and Faryab provinces.

The statem...