An Afghan soldier broke out of Taliban prison in North of the country, three days after he was abducted by militants from Faryab-Jawzjan highway.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the soldier, Gul Rahman, is a soldier of the 6th Infantry Unit of the Afghan Army.

The statement further added that Rahman managed to break out of Taliban prison on Sunday night.

The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that Rahman also took a Taliban fighter with him and handed him over to Andkhoi Intelligence Directorate.

The anti-government armed militants have not commented in this regard so far.

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