The Special Forces of the Afghan Military rescued ten people from a Taliban-run prison in northern Balkh province, the Afghan Military said Monday.
The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said Monday that the operation was conducted in the vicinity of Chemtal district.
The statement further added that six militants were killed during the operation and ten people who were kept as prisoners were also released.
According to 209th Shaheen Corps, the operation was conducted in Koh Alburz area of Chamtal district.
In the meantime, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the Afghan armed forces conducted an operation in Joi Sher area of Chamtal district at around 12:30am local time which resulted into the killing of 3 Taliban militants.
At least 3 more militants were also wouinded and 3 motorcycle were destroyed during the same operations, the 209th Shaheen Corps added in its statement.
The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the operations so far.