The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military said Wednesday that U.S. airstrikes killed 8 Taliban militants and destroyed a truck bomb in Ghazni.

According to a statement released by 203rd Thunder Corps, the U.S. forces conducted the airstrikes in Ahad area of Geru and Bashi area of Andar district.

The statement further added that the airstrikes also destroyed a Ford Ranger type vehicle.

The local officials on Tuesday said an airstrike destroyed a truck bomb in Geru district of Ghazni.

The Governor’s Office in Ghazni said in a statement that the security forces conducted an airstrike at around 8:40 pm local time.

The statement further added that the security forces conducted the airstrike in Mazar area of Geru district.

Furthermore, the Governor’s Office said the airstrike killed 3 suicide bombers who were riding a Mazda type truck packed with explosives.

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