At least fourteen Taliban militants were killed or wounded in airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force and coalition forces in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.

The 205th Atal Corps of the Afghan military in the South said the airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Shahwali Kot district.

According to a statement released by 205th Atal Corps, at least 11 Taliban militants were killed during the airstrikes and 3 others were wounded.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.

Kandahar is among the relatively volatile provinces in South of Afghanistan. Taliban militants have active presence in some of its remote districts and often attempt to carry out attacks against the government and security institutions.


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