The U.S. forces conducted a series of airstrikes in the outskirts of the provincial capital of Logar province killing a number of top Taliban leaders.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the U.S. forces conducted the airstrikes in Kamal Khel area of the capital of Logar on Monday evening.

The statement further added that the airstrikes killed 22 Taliban militants and wounded 5 others.

Furthermore, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the airstrikes also killed some senior Taliban leaders including Taliban’s Red Unit Commander Qudrat, brother of shadow governor of Taliban, shadow district chief of Taliban for Mohammad Agha, Taliban military commission chief for Khusi.

The 203rd Thunder Corps also added that some other senior Taliban leaders were also killed whose identities have not been ascertained yet.

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

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