Separate airstrikes killed three Taliban militants in southern Kandahar and Helmand provinces, the military officials said Wednesday.

The officials further added an airstrike in Maiwand district of Kandahar killed a fighter of Taliban group.

An airstrike in Marjah district of Helmand province killed two fighters of the group, the officials added.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Defense in a statement said the airstrike in Maiwand district of Kandahar killed 5 Taliban militants and wounded 3 others.

The statement further added that the airstrike in Marjah district of Helmand killed 8 Taliban militants and destroyed a motorcycle, some weapons and munitions.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.

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