The Afghan Special Forces stormed another prison of the Taliban militants in south-eastern Paktia province of Afghanistan.

The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Special Forces stormed a Taliban prison in Zurmat district and rescued one hostage.

The statement further added that the Special Forces conducted the operation late on Wednesday night.

The Special Forces also destroyed a Taliban prison and a compound of the group during the same operation.

The Afghan Special Forces had earlier rescued 83 people from a Taliban prison in Faryab province.

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