The Afghan security forces have retaken Andkhoi district in northern Faryab province, Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

According to a statement published by the Ministry of Defense, the Andkhoi district in Faryab province has been cleared off from the Taliban militants early Friday morning.

The Afghan forces are fighting back the Taliban militants to retake all those areas that have been recently seized by the Taliban militants, MOD added.

This comes as recently the Taliban fighters have attack the districts in northern Afghanistan including Balkh, Faryab, Baghlan, Takhar and Badakhshan.

The violence have dramatically increased in Afghanistan amid the peace efforts which have not yet produced results.

At the same time, the Afghan leaders including President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Dr. Abdullah Abdulla have reached in Washington to meet the U.S President, Joe Biden.