The U.S. forces carried out airstrikes against Taliban militants in Paktiya province killing or wounding at least 37 militants.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the airstrikes were carried out i Wech Gharak area of Ahmadabad district.

The statement further added that preliminary reports indicate 37 Taliban militants were killed or wounded.

The 203rd Thunder Corps also added that the airstrikes also destroyed a weapons and munitions depot of the Taliban group.

The Taliban militants have not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.


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