At least 28 Afghan civilians were freed from a Taliban prison in Helmand province by Commandos, the Special Operations Corps said in a statement Tuesday.

Afghan commandos rescued in a rescue operation freed at least 28 Afghan civilians from a Taliban prison in Helmand province.

The Special Operations Corps in a released statement on Tuesday said the operation was conducted on Monday night in Musa Qala district of the province.

Afghan commandos during the operation also killed six Taliban members.

Many weapons belonging to the Taliban militants were also seized by the spec ops unit.

No further details were provided in regards to the identity of the freed civilians.

Taliban has not yet commented on the rescue mission conducted by the Afghan commandos.

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