At least eleven Taliban insurgents were killed in an airstrike conducted by the US forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
According to the local government officials, the airstrike was carried out late on Thursday afternoon in the vicinity of Bati Kot district.
The officials further added that the militants were hanging out in the area when they were targeted, leaving eleven of them dead and one more wounded.
The provincial government in Nangarhar also confirmed the airstrike and said several weapons belonging to the Taliban insurgents were also destroyed.
A statement by the provincial government said the US forces targeted the Taliban insurgents with unmanned aerial vehicle in Mangian area.