At least eight militants were killed in drone strikes in central Logar province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Military in the Southeast said in a statement.

According to a statement released by 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military, the unmanned aerial vehicles of coalition forces carried out airstrikes in Mohammad Agha district, leaving at least eight militants dead.

The statement further added that the militants were targeted in the vicinity of Surkhab area and Azim Village of the district.

A motorcycle of the anti-government armed militants was also destroyed during the airstrikes, the 203rd Thunder Corps added.

Logar is among the relatively volatile provinces in central parts of the country where the anti-government armed militants are actively operating in some of its districts.

The Taliban militants often attempt to target the government institutions and security personnel as part of their ongoing insurgency against the government.