The Ministry of Defense (MoD) stated on Sunday, that Afghan commandos have released four civilians from a Taliban prison in the Greshk district of Helmand province.

MoD stated that Afghan National Army’s Commando and NDS units raided a Taliban prison in the village of Pasaab in the Greshk district of Helmand province, freeing up to four civilians.

Afghan national defense and security forces have previously in many rescue operations have freed civilians and soldiers from Taliban prisons in Helmand, Logar and Baghlan provinces.

A few days ago, he released 32 Taliban prisoners in Baghlan province, half of the prisoners were civilians.

The forces also released 13 people from a Taliban prison in the Washir district of Helmand province, including seven soldiers and the rest civilians.

Meanwhile, The Ministry of Interior announced detention of drug traffickers in two provinces.

MoI stated that five people from Nimroz and Faryab provinces had been arrested following several operations by the anti-narcotics police.

According to the statement, three of the perpetrators were arrested for smuggling 30 kgs of crystal meths, one kilogram of hashish and six kgs of Heroin and possession of illegal weapons.

Remaining two people were caught in connection to trafficking hashish, opium and crystal meth.


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