Provincial governor spokesman, Abdulhai Khatebi said the civilians were shot dead by Taliban militants around 12:30 am local time.
Khatebi further added that the incident took place in the vicinity of Feroz Koh city.
He said the civilians including three women and children were blindfolded, shot dead and their bodies were left on the roadside.
In the meantime, another security official in Ghor province said at least 16 civilians were shot dead by Taliban militants which also include an advisor to the provincial governor.
The security official further added that the civilians were on their way towards their home when they came across with the Taliban militants.
The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report so far.