The Special Forces of the Afghan military foiled a large scale attack on Charkh district of Logar by discovering and destroying a Taliban tunnel.

According to a statement released by Special Operations Corps, the Taliban militants had dug the tunnel in a bid to carry out an attack on Charkh district.

The statement further added that the security forces also destroyed 3 bomb making facilities of Taliban, 2 compounds and a training camp of the group.

The Special Forces also killed 12 Taliban militants during the operation and confiscated a large quantity of weapons, munitions and a vehicle, the statement added.

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

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