The Afghan forces fully cleared several villages including Kolian Village in Bulchiragh district of Faryab province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the security forces also inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban militants during the operation.

However, the statement did not disclose further information regarding the casualties figure.

Meanwhile, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the security forces recaptured a Humvee armored personnel carrier, a thousand rounds Ak-47 ammunition, 10 rocket launcher rockets, 5 improvised explosive devices and 20 motorcycles.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operation so far.