A U.S. airstrike killed a group leader of Taliban and his fighters in south-eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the U.S. forces conducted the airstrike in Tasan area of Deh Yak district.

The statement further added that the airstrike killed a group leader of Taliban and his five fightres.

The 203rd Thunder Corps did not disclose further information regarding the identity of the slain Taliban group leader.

Meanwhile, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the Afghan forces killed 2 Taliban militants and wounded 3 others during a clash in Qarabagh district of Ghazni.

The security forces also killed 2 Taliban militants and wounded 6 others in Aab Band district of Ghazni province.

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