At least seven Taliban militants were killed and four others were wounded in airstrikes conducted by the US forces in southern Helmand province, Khaama Press agency reported on Tuesday.
The governor’s office in Helmand in a statement said the airstrikes were conducted in Nawa and Garamser districts.
A vehicle, four rockets, and five hand grenades were also destroyed during the airstrikes, added the statement.
Meantime, the provincial government said the Afghan forces have discovered and destroyed at least 51 improvised explosive devices during the operations in various parts of Helmand.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants did not comment regarding the report so far.