The Special Forces of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) stormed the compound of a Taliban commander in eastern Kunar province.

The National Directorate of Security in a statement said the NDS Special Forces conducted the operation in Dangam district.

The statement further added that the Special Forces killed Ahmadshah, Taliban commander who was in charge of a group of 20 militants.

Furthermore, the National Directorate of Security said the Special Forces arrested three militants during the raid.

The NDS Special Forces also confiscated 9 weapons, 2 improvised explosive devices, 3 radio sets and 39 kilograms of drugs.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operation so far.