A local commander of the Taliban group and his comrades were killed during an operation of the Afghan commandos in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan.
The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said the Afghan commandos conducted an operation in Garziwan district of Faryab, leaving three militants dead.
The statement further added that a local commander of the Taliban was among those killed with his two comrades.
The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that two other militants also sustained injuries during the same operation of the commando forces.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban have not commented regarding the report so far.
Faryab is among the relatively volatile provinces in North of Afghanistan where the Taliban militants and other groups are actively operating in some of its districts and often carry out terrorist related activities.