The Afghan Special Forces killed 18 militants of the Red Unit and suicide squad of Taliban group in Faryab province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Special Forces killed the militants in Ghormach district of Faryab.

The statement further added that the Special Forces conducted the operation in Qalam Balaq Village.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the militants belonged to Mullah Nazim, the Red Unit commander of Taliban adn Mawlavi Rahimullah, the head of the suicide squad of Taliban.