The U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting a large gathering of Taliban militants in Shorabak district of Kandahar.

The Kandahar Police Chief Gen. Tadin Khan Achakzai said the U.S. forces targeted the militants shortly after they arrived in their compounds.

Gen. Tadin Khan further added that the militants arrived in Gulistan Valley of Shorabak in Land Cruiser vehicles to visit their headquarters.

Furthermore, Gen. Tadin Khan said the airstrike killed 27 Taliban militants and wounded 18 others.

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