By Abimbola Ogunnaike
Afghanistan warplanes struck a Taliban gathering in provincial eastern Ghazni province, killing at least 10 militants.
Provincial Government Spokesman, Wahidullah Jumazada, made this disclosureon Sunday.
According to Jumazada, acting on tip-off, the aircraft struck a gathering of Taliban insurgents in Tawsang village of Dehyak district at 2.30 p.m. local time on Sunday, killing 10 militants on the spot and wounding three others.
A car and four motorbikes of the insurgents were also destroyed during the air raids, the spokesman added.
The security forces also captured six more militants from Ghazni city, the provincial capital and its surrounding areas in the last few days days.
The Taliban group, which has escalated attacks on Ghazni city over the past week, has yet to make comment on the airstrikes.