The Afghan Special Forces have captured one of the strategic sites of Taliban militants in Faryab province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Special Forces conducted an operation in Khawaja Namosi Bazar of Pashtun Kot district late on Monday night.

The statement further added that Special Forces conducted the operation at around 11:30pm on Monday night.

According to 209th Shaheen Corps, Khwaja Namosi Bazar is considered was considered as a strategic site of the enemy.

Taliban militants had established multiple compounds, check posts and shops and were involved in narcotics deals to financially support their insurgency.

The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that the security forces and local residents did not suffer casualties during the operation.

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

This comes as the security situation in some districts of Faryab province has deteriorated during the recent years.

Taliban militants are active in some districts of the province where they often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces are busy conducting counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in the province.


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