(BNA): A total of 12 terrorists have been confirmed dead as fighting planes struck a Taliban hideout in Azra district of the eastern Logar province on Monday, said an army statement released Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, the planes targeted the hideout in the Kozachatrakai area of the restive Azra district late Monday night, killing 12 armed militants on the spot and injuring three others, according to Ministry of National Defense statement. Seven motorbikes and a number of arms and ammunition were also destroyed during the airstrikes, the statement added. Taliban militants have intensified activities since the formal start of the U.-led forces pull out from Afghanistan on May 1 and are active in parts of Logar province.