The security forces killed two key Taliban leaders Mullah Khal Mohammad and Mullah Esmatullah and dozens of his fighters during the operations in Faryab province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the security forces conducted the operations as part of Shaheen-103 operations led by Special Forces.

The statement further added that the security forces targeted the militants in Gurziwan district and Kata Qala of Pashtun Kot district.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen corps said the security forces killed the two Taliban leaders and their 33 fighters during the operations and wounded 46 others.

The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that the security forces conducted the operations with support of Air Forces.

Meanwhile, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the security forces destroyed a strategic base of the group, a Humvee armored personnel carrier which was captured by Taliban and another vehicle.

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