At least eight Taliban militants were killed in an airstrike carried out by the U.S. forces in southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.

The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast in a statement said the airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of Andar district.

The statement further added that the militants were targeted in Kamal Khel area of the district, leaving eight of them dead.

The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants have not commented regarding the airstrike so far.

Ghazni is among the relatively volatile provinces in Southeastern parts of the country where the Taliban militants are actively operating in some of its districts.

Earlier reports indicated that other militants belonging to foreign groups including ISIS loyalists are also active in some of its districts.

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