At least 12 militants were killed and two Armored Personnel Carriers were recaptured along with several other military equipment during the operation of the Afghan Special Forces in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said the operation was conducted in Aliabad district of Kunduz province.

The statement further added that two militants were also wounded while two others arrested during the same operation.

The Afghan forces also recaptured two Armored Personnel Carries, a soft skin vehicle, an Ak-47 rifle, a PKM machine gun, 3 radio sets, and a large quantity of munitions during the operation, the statement added.

According to 209th Shaheen Corps, several villages were also cleared during the operation and 39 fighting positions, 2 hideouts, 2 containers used as detention cells, 34 landmines, 82 rockets, and some other military kits were destroyed during the same operation.