The Special Forces killed or wounded eight Taliban militants during an operation in northern Kunduz province, the military said Saturday.

According to a statement released by Special Operations Corps, the Special Forces conducted the raid in Taloka Village located in the provincial capital of Kunduz.

The statement further added that the Special Forces killed 5 Taliban militants and wounded 3 others.

Kunduz is among the relatively volatile proivnces in North of Afghanistan. Taliban militants are active in some districts of the province and often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces routinely conduct counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in this province.

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