According to US Central Command Combined Air Operations Center, US air force dropped a 7,423 bombs on Afghanistan - more than at any time in the last 10 years. More than 100,000 Afghans have been killed or wounded since 2009 when the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan began documenting casualties.
Rreports in Afghanistan Pashtu media said Monday that the bounty hunting allegation could be a ploy to scuttle the US-Taliban peace deal.
The peace agreement signed in February this year seeks a Taliban guarantee that it will not allow foreign armed groups to use Afghanistan as a launchpad to conduct attacks, the complete withdrawal of the US-led forces and an intra-Afghan dialogue and a ceasefire.
The Taliban had set the complete withdrawal of foreign troops as their main demand during the talks while the US insisted on a nationwide ceasefire.