At least seven Taliban militants including two of their key commanders were detained during a Special Operation of the Afghan Army Commando forces in Takhar province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said the Afghan Commandos conducted Special Operations in Qara Hindu and Qalbaras villages located in the outskirts of the provincial capital of Takhar.

The statement further added that the Commando forces arrested at least seven Taliban militants during the operations, including two of their key commanders.

According to 209th Shaheen Corps, the key Taliban commanders arrested during the operation, have been identified as Mawlavi Azim who is also famous as Kakai and Qari Latif.

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

In the meantime, the 209th Shaheen Corps said at least three Taliban militants were killed and three others were wounded during Toofan-20 operations in Chaghat Payin village in Ishkamish district.

According to 209th Shaheen Corps, the name village had fallen into the hands of Taliban militants on Friday.


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