The Afghan Special Forces have killed 11 Taliban fighters during an operation in eastern Kunar province.

According to informed military sources, the Afghan Special Forces conducted an operation in Nurgal district of Kunar and killed 11 fighters of Taliban.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operation so far.

Kunar is among the relatively volatile provinces in east of Afghanistan. Taliban, Al-Qaeda and militants affiliated with the other groups are active in remote districts of the province.

The anti-government armed elements often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities against the government and security institutions.

In the meantime, the Afghan military and security officials in the East are saying that armed forces continue to their operations to suppress the militants in the restive eastern provinces of the country.