The United States is investigating reports that civilians were killed as a result of military action in Afghanistan Wednesday morning

"U.S. Forces-Afghanistan is aware of an incident in the Pul-e 'Alam District in Logar Province this morning with potential civilian casualties," a military statement said.

The U.S. says that official investigation has been launched, indicating the reports are credible, but released no other details.

"United States Forces-Afghanistan takes all allegations of civilian casualties seriously and is working with our Afghan partners to determine the facts surrounding this incident," the statement said.