The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Tuesday, that the Afghan special forces have rescued a number of military and civilians held captive by the Taliban in Logar province on Monday night.

MoD stated Army’s SF unit released seven military and 15 civilian prisoners from a Taliban prison in the Charkh district of Logar province.

During the operation, the Commando members discovered and confiscated weapons and heavy rounds of ammunition.

It should not be forgotten that commandos have already released a number of military and civilian prisoners from Taliban prisons in several provinces of the country.

Earlier, Afghan security officials say the commando forces have carried out an operation on a Taliban’s prison in Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province.

Security officials stated, that in an operation carried out by the Afghan Commando forces on a Taliban prison in Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province.

At least 27 prisoners held in the captivity of the Taliban militants were released and freed during the Wednesday night operation.