The Afghan Special Forces killed 11 Taliban militants during an operation in Faryab province.
The informed military sources said Wednesday that the Special Forces conducted the operation in Ghormach district of Faryab.
The sources further added that the Special Forces also confiscated 2 mortars, uniforms and grenades during the operation.
The Taliban militants have not commented regarding the operations so far.
The security situation in some districts of Faryab province has deteriorated during the recent months.
Taliban militants are active in some districts of the province and often conduct terrorist related activities.
Meanwhile, the Afghan forces are busy conducting counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in this province.
The U.S. forces also conduct regular airstrikes in restive parts of the country to suppress Taliban and other anti-government militants.