The Afghan Special Force stormed a Taliban prison in southern Helmand province and rescued ten people during the raid.

The 215th Maiwand Corps said in a statement that the Special Forces stormed the Taliban prison in Nahr-e Saraj district late on Thursday night.

Gen. Zabiullah Mohmand, the Commander of 215th Maiwand Corps said the Afghan forces would destroy all Taliban prisons in South-western parts of the country.

Meanwhile, the freed prisoners said the Taliban militants did not provide them enough food, subjected them to torture and beatings besides preventing them to contact their families.

Gen. Mohmand confirmed that the Taliban militants have tortured several prisoners whom the Afghan forces freed during the similar operations in the South-west.

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