Kandahar police said 36 Taliban members were killed in an airstrike by foreign forces in the Khakrez district of the province on Tuesday night.
Jamal Barakzai, spokesperson for the Kandahar Police Command, said that the strike was carried out after Taliban attacked police forces in the Dervishan area of the district.
After the airstrike, only four Taliban bodies had been left behind on the battlefield, Barakzai said.
None of the foreign forces have commented on the airstrike yet.
On Tuesday, the Kandahar police had announced that airstrikes in the Takht-e-Pol district had killed 25 members of the Taliban, including several Pakistani nationals.