The Special Operations Command said a special unit of Afghan forces has freed 24 people from a Taliban prison in Kunduz province.

The special operations Army Corps stated today that special commando units carried out a special operation last night on a Taliban prison in Kabuli Qeshlaq village in Aqtash district of Kunduz province.

During the operation, 24 Taliban prisoners were released, including 16 ANA members, two police officers, four commandos, and an NDS member, and a civilian, the statement said.

This comes as the Afghan Army’s 217th Pamir Corps said Tuesday, that Afghan commandos in a special operation have rescued and freed 42 security force members and civilian prisoners from clutches of Baghlan province.

According to the statement, 25 Afghan commandos and 17 civilians were released from Taliban prison during the operation.

On Monday night, six ANA soldiers, 19 policemen, and 17 civilians were freed from the Taliban prison in a special operation in the Nawrozak area located in the city of Baghlan province, the statement read.

The prison was completely destroyed by the Afghan special forces unit of commandos, the statement added.


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