The security forces killed a prominent Taliban commander Mawlavi Junudullah during an operation in northern Faryab province.

The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Special Forces conducted an operation against a Taliban hideout in Kolian area of Bulchiragh district.

The statement further added that the security forces killed Mawlavi Jundullah, one of the prominent commanders of Taliban during the raid.

Furthermore, the Special Forces also killed 18 fighters of Jundullah during the same operations.

The Special Operations Corps also added that the security forces also wounded 9 Taliban militants during the raid.

The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.